A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 177 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia (110 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 126.1314° East, latitude 2.7318° North, depth = 90.39 km. Id of earthquake: us20009q2e. Event ids that are associated: us20009q2e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:46:42 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 22:46:42 / June 21, 2017 @ 10:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.39 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 177 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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