A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 200 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (124 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.3183 East, latitude -5.2532 South, depth = 226.18 km. Event id: us70003wdh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003wdh. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:37:34 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 18:37:34 / May 29, 2019 @ 6:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 226.18 km (141 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 200 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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