A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Papua region, Indonesia (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 15:24:21 / October 12, 2018 @ 3:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 138.462° East, -0.4366° South, depth 14.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.71 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:24:21 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hde0. Id of event: us1000hde0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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