A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 222 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (138 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:18:45 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.1894 East, latitude -6.2801 South, depth = 154.05 km. Id of earthquake: us70005u7u. Event ids that are associated: us70005u7u. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 154.05 km (96 miles). Global time and date of event 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 23:18:45 / October 14, 2019 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 222 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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