A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:43:53 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.1 km (21 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ath2. Unique identifier: us2000ath2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 06:43:53 / September 23, 2017 @ 6:43 am. Exact location, longitude 129.7584° East, latitude -3.0863° South, depth = 34.1 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai. Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 97 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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