A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km N of Sikabaluan, Indonesia (52 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 76.23 km, 99.0329° East, -0.3699° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 76.23 km (47 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:37:59 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005rmk. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005rmk. Global time and date of event 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 18:37:59 / October 7, 2019 @ 6:37 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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