A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 253 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (157 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.73 km (100 miles). Id of earthquake: us700099dq. Event ids that are associated: us700099dq. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 16:39:13 / May 3, 2020 @ 4:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 161.73 km, 129.2194° East, -7.0235° South. The temblor was detected at 01:39:13 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 253 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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