A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 134 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia (83 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.7 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.363 East, latitude 1.7185 North, depth = 26.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 13:16:47 / May 11, 2020 @ 1:16 pm. 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: us70009jq3. Id of event: us70009jq3. The temblor was picked up at 21:16:47 / 9:16 pm (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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 134 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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