A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 181 km NNE of Bitung, Indonesia (112 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130.83 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:30:48 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.8157 East, latitude 2.9531 North, depth = 130.83 km. Id of earthquake: us70005v1w. Event ids that are associated: us70005v1w. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 15:30:48 / October 9, 2019 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-four 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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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: 181 km NNE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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