A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km SSW of Tual, Indonesia (79 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us1000ee1r. Event ids that are associated: us1000ee1r. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:12:03 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.91 km (12 miles). 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: 29/05/18 / 2018-05-29 15:12:03 / May 29, 2018 @ 3:12 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 132.472 East, latitude -6.7809 South, depth = 19.91 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 127 km SSW of Tual, Indonesia.
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