A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 147 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (91 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.02 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009hcd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009hcd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:32:16 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 21:32:16 / May 15, 2020 @ 9:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 103.5405 East, latitude -6.5711 South, depth = 33.02 km.
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 seventeen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 147 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia.
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