A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 220 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (137 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 154.09 km (96 miles). Exact location, longitude 130.2468° East, latitude -6.265° South, depth = 154.09 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 23:07:57 / May 1, 2020 @ 11:07 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009b5c. Unique identifier: us70009b5c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:07:57 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 220 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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