A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Banda Sea (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 19:04:46 / October 12, 2020 @ 7:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 188.64 km (117 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000c7um. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7um. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 129.5188° East, latitude -6.5642° South, depth = 188.64 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:04:46 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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