A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 278 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (173 miles). Exact location of event, depth 39.8 km, 128.8271° East, -8.3951° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006xju. Unique identifier: us70006xju. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.8 km (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:06:36 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 15:06:36 / January 10, 2020 @ 3:06 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 278 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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