A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:39:58 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000dwkm. Event ids that are associated: us1000dwkm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.74 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/18 / 2018-05-03 10:39:58 / May 3, 2018 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 137.9651° East, latitude -1.4836° South, depth = 39.74 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: Near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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