A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Taniwel in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.8346 East, latitude -2.9462 South, depth = 85.65 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 10:50:05 / July 9, 2017 @ 10:50 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xvg. Id of event: us20009xvg. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:50:05 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.65 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km ESE of Taniwel, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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