A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 223 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (139 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 06:53:31 / December 17, 2019 @ 6:53 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:53:31 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60006sk7. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006sk7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.76 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 130.2224° East, latitude -6.2549° South, depth = 157.76 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 223 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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