A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 104 km SSW of Tomohon, Indonesia (65 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:38:09 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 138.34 km (86 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bmem. Id of event: us7000bmem. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 13:38:09 / September 12, 2020 @ 1:38 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.2981 East, latitude 0.5246 North, depth = 138.34 km.
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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