A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 138 km E of Bitung, Indonesia (86 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006buk. Id of event: us60006buk. The temblor was picked up at 10:06:29 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.412 East, latitude 1.6205 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 02:06:29 / November 15, 2019 @ 2:06 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 138 km E of Bitung, Indonesia.
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