A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 245 km NNW of Tual, Indonesia (152 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 47.65 km (30 miles). Exact location, longitude 131.5759° East, latitude -3.7891° South, depth = 47.65 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 15:29:15 / May 19, 2016 @ 3:29 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:29:15 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10005ifx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005ifx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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