A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 238 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (148 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:45:05 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 12:45:05 / October 6, 2019 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005raz. Id of event: us70005raz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.59 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 130.4747° East, latitude -5.9678° South, depth = 98.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 238 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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