A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 300 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia (186 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ehp. Id of event: us70006ehp. Exact location of earthquake, 132.8235° East, 1.5321° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 21:16:54 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/11/19 / 2019-11-23 12:16:54 / November 23, 2019 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 300 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia.
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