A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 78 km S of Cicadas, Indonesia (48 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/16 / 2016-03-29 00:24:09 / March 29, 2016 @ 12:24 am. The temblor was reported at 07:24:09 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.01 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 105.6299 East, latitude -7.5315 South, depth = 25.01 km. Event id: us20005ehv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ehv.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km S of Cicadas, Indonesia.
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