A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 237 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (147 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:04:21 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 11:04:21 / September 17, 2017 @ 11:04 am. Exact location, longitude 127.0247° East, latitude 3.6304° North, depth = 74.47 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 74.47 km (46 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aph5. Unique identifier: us2000aph5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 237 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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