A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 56 km NNE of Palue, Indonesia (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:11:21 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60003r70. Unique identifier: us60003r70. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 228.46 km (142 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 12:11:21 / May 15, 2019 @ 12:11 pm. Exact location of event, depth 228.46 km, 122.921° East, -8.0065° South.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km NNE of Palue, Indonesia.
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