A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 226 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (140 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:15:30 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 05:15:30 / May 12, 2020 @ 5:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 168.86 km, 129.6452° East, -6.7656° South. Id of earthquake: us70009ekf. Event ids that are associated: us70009ekf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 168.86 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 226 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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