A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Poso in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 07:37:25 / August 17, 2017 @ 7:37 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000aaw7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aaw7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.36 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:37:25 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 66.36 km, 120.7818° East, -1.392° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso. Epicenter of the earthquake was 3 km (2 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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