A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 248 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (154 miles). Event id: us70006x2y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x2y. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 01:42:19 / December 23, 2019 @ 1:42 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.52 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:42:19 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 129.2661 East, latitude -7.0316 South, depth = 137.52 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 248 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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