A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia (64 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 06:19:26 / July 20, 2019 @ 6:19 am. Exact location, longitude 127.8632° East, latitude -0.4404° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us60004vz3. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004vz3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:19:26 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 103 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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