A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km N of Laiwui, Indonesia (60 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 127.7974° East, latitude -0.4856° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 01:13:21 / May 3, 2020 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009cf5. Id of event: us70009cf5. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:13:21 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 96 km N of Laiwui, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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