A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 243 km S of Saparua, Indonesia (151 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jjyr. Id of event: us2000jjyr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 246.51 km (153 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 129.0633° East, -5.7306° South, depth 246.51 km. Global time and date of event 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 11:24:54 / February 19, 2019 @ 11:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:24:54 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 243 km S of Saparua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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