A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 169 km NNW of Boroko, Indonesia (105 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c20a. Id of event: us2000c20a. Exact location, longitude 122.9322° East, latitude 2.4063° North, depth = 467.58 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/17 / 2017-12-01 07:20:59 / December 1, 2017 @ 7:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 467.58 km (291 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:20:59 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 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.
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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: 169 km NNW of Boroko, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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