A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 223 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (139 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 190.76 km (119 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:20:38 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 07:20:38 / February 23, 2018 @ 7:20 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d6t4. Unique identifier: us2000d6t4. Exact location of earthquake, 129.5641° East, -5.3709° South, depth 190.76 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 223 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia.
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