A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 270 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia (168 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 132.8181° East, 1.2269° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000arl7. Id of event: us1000arl7. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:09:20 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 19:09:20 / October 7, 2017 @ 7:09 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 270 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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