A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia (93 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100097wn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097wn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4421 East, latitude 1.9442 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:15:08 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 14:15:08 / July 2, 2017 @ 2:15 pm.
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 six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 150 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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