A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 39 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (24 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.59 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:45 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 03:33:45 / July 23, 2017 @ 3:33 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009zx8. Id of event: us20009zx8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 103.8457 East, latitude -5.6354 South, depth = 61.59 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 39 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia.
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