A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km WSW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (65 miles) on Saturday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:33:11 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 130.3782 East, latitude -8.1346 South, depth = 36.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.62 km (23 miles). Event id: us2000hikd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hikd. Global time and date of event 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 06:33:11 / September 22, 2018 @ 6:33 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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