A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Prailangina in Indonesia. 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: us20005dyd. Unique identifier: us20005dyd. Exact location, longitude 119.6779° East, latitude -9.7489° South, depth = 53.57 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 15:48:56 / March 28, 2016 @ 3:48 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:48:56 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.57 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waingapu (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Prailangina, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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