A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 82 km NW of Laiwui, Indonesia (51 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:02:12 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 07:02:12 / November 10, 2017 @ 7:02 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.37 km (30 miles). Event id: us2000blb2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blb2. Exact location of event, depth 48.37 km, 127.0522° East, -0.9342° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirteen 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km NW of Laiwui, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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