A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 223 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (139 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 16:23:37 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 149.52 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 07:23:37 / December 28, 2019 @ 7:23 am. Unique identifier: us70006ru2. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006ru2. Exact location of event, depth 149.52 km, 130.2536° East, -6.2274° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-four 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 223 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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