A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 100 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia (62 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 127.9106° East, -0.4747° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70004k39. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004k39. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 13:44:13 / July 14, 2019 @ 1:44 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:44:13 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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