A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 254 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia (158 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 09:22:20 / May 18, 2019 @ 9:22 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 313.8 km (195 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:22:20 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.8255 East, latitude -5.9233 South, depth = 313.8 km. Id of earthquake: us60003rrc. Event ids that are associated: us60003rrc.
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 254 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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