A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 182 km ENE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island (113 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 03:47:16 / May 30, 2017 @ 3:47 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:47:16 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.82 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 107.1004 East, latitude -9.5619 South, depth = 43.82 km. Id of earthquake: us20009ky5. Event ids that are associated: us20009ky5.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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