A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Cangkeuteuk Sabrang in Indonesia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 105.0673 East, latitude -6.6428 South, depth = 70.69 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:13:36 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.69 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 16:13:36 / March 10, 2017 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000887k. Event ids that are associated: us1000887k.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuan. Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Labuan (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km W of Cangkeuteuk Sabrang, Indonesia.
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