A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 163 km NE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island (101 miles) on Monday. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 106.634 East, latitude -9.2812 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsz0. Unique identifier: us2000bsz0. Global time and date of event 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 15:11:34 / November 13, 2017 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:11:34 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 163 km NE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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