A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 215 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (134 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.2424 East, latitude -6.3238 South, depth = 130.95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.95 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 15:07:27 / February 17, 2020 @ 3:07 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007rvh. Unique identifier: us70007rvh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:07:27 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 215 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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