A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 235 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (146 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 200.11 km, 129.4003° East, -7.018° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/19 / 2019-05-30 20:59:21 / May 30, 2019 @ 8:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 200.11 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:59:21 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003wpn. Event ids that are associated: us70003wpn.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 235 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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