A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 202 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (126 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:58:59 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.0557 East, latitude -5.3556 South, depth = 245.44 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 245.44 km (153 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000je3e. Event ids that are associated: us2000je3e. 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: 22/01/19 / 2019-01-22 19:58:59 / January 22, 2019 @ 7:58 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 202 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia.
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