A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 285 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia (177 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 132.6741° East, latitude 1.2858° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 05:38:52 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000awq4. Unique identifier: us2000awq4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 20:38:52 / September 21, 2017 @ 8:38 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 285 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia.
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