A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 230 km W of Tual, Indonesia (143 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i4be. Unique identifier: us1000i4be. Exact location of event, longitude 130.6885 East, latitude -5.941 South, depth = 159.54 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/18 / 2018-12-04 00:45:39 / December 4, 2018 @ 12:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.54 km (99 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:45:39 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 230 km W of Tual, Indonesia.
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