A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 268 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (167 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 129.9978° East, -5.9108° South, depth 207.81 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 13:52:21 / December 16, 2019 @ 1:52 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 207.81 km (129 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:21 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006s66. Unique identifier: us60006s66.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 268 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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