A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 226 km WNW of Tual, Indonesia (140 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.44 km (39 miles). Global time and date of event 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 13:33:55 / October 12, 2019 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 63.44 km, 130.811° East, -5.0301° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tp2. Id of event: us70005tp2. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:33:55 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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