A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 93 km NNW of Taniwel, Indonesia (58 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:54:57 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008vk9. Id of event: us20008vk9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.0422 East, latitude -2.1247 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 08:54:57 / March 29, 2017 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT.
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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 93 km NNW of Taniwel, Indonesia.
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