A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (165 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 21:43:16 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.0413 East, latitude -7.1571 South, depth = 155.93 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/12/19 / 2019-12-13 12:43:16 / December 13, 2019 @ 12:43 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 155.93 km (97 miles). Id of earthquake: us60006r0j. Event ids that are associated: us60006r0j.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 265 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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