A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 227 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (141 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 115.51 km (72 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:53:49 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 130.597 East, latitude -6.0201 South, depth = 115.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000i462. Event ids that are associated: us1000i462. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 09:53:49 / December 2, 2018 @ 9:53 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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.
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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: 227 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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