A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km E of Bitung, Indonesia (87 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006b3v. Event ids that are associated: us70006b3v. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4215 East, latitude 1.6858 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 17:23:06 / November 14, 2019 @ 5:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:23:06 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 140 km E of Bitung, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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