A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 174 km WNW of Tual, Indonesia (108 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/05/19 / 2019-05-23 23:24:35 / May 23, 2019 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70003tat. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003tat. The temblor was detected at 08:24:35 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 131.2111° East, latitude -5.3371° South, depth = 35 km.
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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