A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 241 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (150 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005paz. Id of event: us70005paz. Exact location of event, longitude 130.5081 East, latitude -4.828 South, depth = 84.77 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.77 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 11:42:54 / October 1, 2019 @ 11:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:42:54 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 241 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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