A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 208 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (129 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 17:12:41 / October 17, 2019 @ 5:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:12:41 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 170.06 km (106 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 130.0861° East, -6.5179° South, depth 170.06 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005v2r. Unique identifier: us70005v2r.
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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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