A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Tual in Indonesia. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:46 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 14:45:46 / March 5, 2019 @ 2:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jau8. Id of event: us1000jau8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 132.3807° East, -5.8701° South.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tual (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Tual (c. 39 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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