A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 210 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (130 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009jq5. Unique identifier: us70009jq5. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:37:20 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 14:37:20 / May 11, 2020 @ 2:37 pm. Exact location, longitude 129.7951° East, latitude -6.8031° South, depth = 112.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 112.43 km (70 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty 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.
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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: 210 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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