A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 245 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (152 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:08:50 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.37 km (46 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.1021° East, latitude -7.6866° South, depth = 74.37 km. Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 16:08:50 / March 18, 2020 @ 4:08 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us60008hwc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008hwc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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