A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km ENE of Sorong, Indonesia (85 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 15:05:28 / June 15, 2017 @ 3:05 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 132.3725° East, -0.3643° South, depth 33.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.53 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20009mmd. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009mmd. The temblor was detected at 00:05:28 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 137 km ENE of Sorong, Indonesia.
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