A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 228 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (142 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jjjp. Unique identifier: us2000jjjp. Exact location of event, depth 202.67 km, 129.7822° East, -6.5651° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 202.67 km (126 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:01:35 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 15:01:35 / February 18, 2019 @ 3:01 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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 228 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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