A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 213 km SSW of Sofifi, Indonesia (132 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9809 East, latitude -1.0995 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a00z. Unique identifier: us6000a00z. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:28:12 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 00:28:12 / May 19, 2020 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 213 km SSW of Sofifi, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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