A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 273 km SSW of Leksula, Indonesia (170 miles). 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: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 05:23:38 / February 23, 2019 @ 5:23 am. Exact location of event, depth 558.9 km, 125.3192° East, -5.9457° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 558.9 km (347 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:23:38 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000javx. Id of event: us1000javx.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 273 km SSW of Leksula, Indonesia.
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