A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 km NE of Palue, Indonesia (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 122.9604° East, latitude -8.0968° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ja7p. Unique identifier: us1000ja7p. The temblor was reported at 06:51:46 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/19 / 2019-03-03 22:51:46 / March 3, 2019 @ 10:51 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 49 km NE of Palue, Indonesia.
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