A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 148 km W of Tual, Indonesia (92 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 06:04:01 / January 12, 2019 @ 6:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 131.4187° East, latitude -5.5322° South, depth = 65.8 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:04:01 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.8 km (41 miles). Unique identifier: us2000j395. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j395.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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