A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 122 km E of Bitung, Indonesia (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.2717° East, 1.5978° North, depth 21.49 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 17:13:04 / March 28, 2018 @ 5:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.49 km (13 miles). Event id: us1000da8m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000da8m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:13:04 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 122 km E of Bitung, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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