A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km NE of Laiwui, Indonesia (55 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 01:57:38 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 16:57:38 / July 14, 2019 @ 4:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004k54. Id of event: us70004k54. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2681 East, latitude -0.8305 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 88 km NE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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