A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 93 km NE of Laiwui, Indonesia (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60004und. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004und. The temblor was reported at 21:05:44 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 12:05:44 / July 14, 2019 @ 12:05 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 128.1812 East, latitude -0.6852 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km NE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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