A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Banda Sea (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.0861 East, latitude -6.4579 South, depth = 326.57 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 326.57 km (203 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:36:12 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 19:36:12 / March 21, 2018 @ 7:36 pm. Unique identifier: us1000da3a. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000da3a.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Banda Sea.
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