A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km W of Kawangohari, Indonesia (50 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.264 East, latitude -9.5658 South, depth = 73.82 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:13:49 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 13:13:49 / October 22, 2019 @ 1:13 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.82 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70005x4r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005x4r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km W of Kawangohari, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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