A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 224 km WNW of Tual, Indonesia (139 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us70005pe4. Event ids that are associated: us70005pe4. The temblor was picked up at 15:10:27 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.38 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 06:10:27 / September 23, 2019 @ 6:10 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 130.8329° East, -5.0053° South, depth 51.38 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 224 km WNW of Tual, Indonesia.
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