A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 155 km WNW of Manokwari, Indonesia (96 miles) on Wednesday. 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: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 10:04:35 / March 28, 2018 @ 10:04 am. Event id: us1000da1t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000da1t. The temblor was picked up at 19:04:35 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 132.7951° East, latitude -0.3194° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 155 km WNW of Manokwari, Indonesia.
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