A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Banda Sea (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 127.8553 East, latitude -6.6057 South, depth = 327.64 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:42:50 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000itb5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000itb5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 04:42:50 / December 8, 2018 @ 4:42 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 327.64 km (204 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: Banda Sea.
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