A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 282 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (175 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:13:12 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 23:13:12 / January 12, 2020 @ 11:13 pm. Id of earthquake: us60007eua. Event ids that are associated: us60007eua. The epicenter was at a depth of 125.16 km (78 miles). Exact location, longitude 128.8135° East, latitude -7.3984° South, depth = 125.16 km. 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 three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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