A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 218 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (135 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:37:35 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 139.81 km (87 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/20 / 2020-01-02 05:37:35 / January 2, 2020 @ 5:37 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70006tf3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006tf3. Exact location of earthquake, 130.1236° East, -6.3719° South, depth 139.81 km. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 218 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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