A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 211 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (131 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 20:31:12 / October 12, 2019 @ 8:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vky. Id of event: us70005vky. Exact location, longitude 130.8179° East, latitude -3.4344° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:31:12 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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