A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 228 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (142 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 21:36:44 / July 23, 2019 @ 9:36 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004y23. Id of event: us60004y23. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.42 km (98 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 157.42 km, 130.037° East, -6.325° South. The temblor was detected at 06:36:44 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 228 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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