A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 247 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia (153 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:50:22 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 148.61 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 138.683° East, latitude -4.5245° South, depth = 148.61 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 13:50:22 / February 17, 2020 @ 1:50 pm. Unique identifier: us70007rur. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007rur.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 247 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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