A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 270 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia (168 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:08:42 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000arl8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000arl8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 19:08:42 / October 7, 2017 @ 7:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 132.7453° East, 1.1703° North.
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. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 270 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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