A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 140 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia (87 miles). Event id: us1000aqs4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aqs4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.49 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:38:40 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/17 / 2017-10-05 15:38:40 / October 5, 2017 @ 3:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 126.4024° East, 1.7771° North, depth 50.49 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 140 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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