A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 202 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (126 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:35:52 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 130.7015 East, latitude -6.2262 South, depth = 138.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 19:35:52 / May 27, 2020 @ 7:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 138.56 km (86 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a0e8. Id of event: us6000a0e8.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 202 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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