A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 167 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (104 miles). Event id: us70003m2a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003m2a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.76 km (20 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 15:18:08 / May 16, 2019 @ 3:18 pm. The temblor was picked up at 00:18:08 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 130.4156 East, latitude -3.1849 South, depth = 32.76 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 167 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
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