A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 78 km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 70.61 km, 124.4245° East, -0.1657° South. The temblor was picked up at 06:23:39 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.61 km (44 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 22:23:39 / February 17, 2019 @ 10:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000jjbu. Event ids that are associated: us2000jjbu.
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 78 km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia.
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