A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (89 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005tnd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tnd. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 131.4814° East, -5.9891° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:55:15 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 09:55:15 / October 12, 2019 @ 9:55 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 144 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia.
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