A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia (54 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:45:35 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 10:45:35 / July 14, 2019 @ 10:45 am. Exact location of earthquake, 127.8653° East, -0.5832° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60004uq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004uq0.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 87 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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