A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 263 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (163 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 129.1905° East, latitude -6.8599° South, depth = 205.75 km. Unique identifier: us2000jkh7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jkh7. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 06:50:46 / February 20, 2019 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 205.75 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:50:46 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 263 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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