A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 194 km SSW of Manokwari, Indonesia (121 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004fii. Event ids that are associated: us10004fii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.62 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 07:39:37 / January 19, 2016 @ 7:39 am. Exact location of event, longitude 133.3192 East, latitude -2.4523 South, depth = 38.62 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:39:37 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 194 km SSW of Manokwari, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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