A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km W of Dobo, Indonesia (29 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 05:27:27 / October 5, 2019 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 133.7874 East, latitude -5.7553 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005r0j. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005r0j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:27:27 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 47 km W of Dobo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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