A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Taniwel in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us2000bq6u. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bq6u. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:14:33 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.9374 East, latitude -2.4964 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 05:14:33 / November 17, 2017 @ 5:14 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 65 km NE of Taniwel, Indonesia.
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