A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 188 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (117 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:18:41 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 109.74 km (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.8666 East, latitude -6.3014 South, depth = 109.74 km. Global time and date of event 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 16:18:41 / October 16, 2019 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70005up9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005up9.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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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