A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 236 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (147 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 00:19:09 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008udi. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008udi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 15:19:09 / March 19, 2017 @ 3:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.88 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 129.7947° East, latitude -5.3769° South, depth = 191.88 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 236 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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