A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 187 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (116 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 176.21 km (109 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.8278° East, latitude -7.1299° South, depth = 176.21 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 18:29:01 / December 22, 2019 @ 6:29 pm. Id of earthquake: us70006pw4. Event ids that are associated: us70006pw4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:29:01 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 187 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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