A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 89 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia (55 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:45:40 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 00:45:40 / September 2, 2017 @ 12:45 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.59 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.0276° East, -0.6237° South, depth 25.59 km. Unique identifier: us2000ae0z. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ae0z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 89 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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