A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km N of Dobo, Indonesia (61 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/19 / 2019-05-11 13:32:42 / May 11, 2019 @ 1:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 134.2239° East, -4.8738° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:32:42 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003jsx. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003jsx.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km N of Dobo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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