A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 236 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (147 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 23:44:21 / December 1, 2019 @ 11:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.71 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006f38. Id of event: us70006f38. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:44:21 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 130.6712° East, latitude -4.5469° South, depth = 73.71 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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