A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 247 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia (153 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 130.9355° East, -4.2798° South, depth 52.41 km. Unique identifier: us1000d327. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d327. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 11:52:34 / March 11, 2018 @ 11:52 am. The temblor was detected at 20:52:34 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.41 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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