A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 136 km NNE of Bitung, Indonesia (85 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:46:19 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.24 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.5699° East, 2.6194° North, depth 134.24 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 16:46:19 / July 30, 2017 @ 4:46 pm. Event id: us2000a453. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a453.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 136 km NNE of Bitung, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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