A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 171 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (106 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:04:34 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 16:04:34 / May 19, 2020 @ 4:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 202.42 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 129.5065° East, latitude -4.8598° South, depth = 202.42 km. Event id: us6000a02g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a02g.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 171 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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