A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 104 km NNW of Batang, Indonesia (65 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 559.28 km (348 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 01:12:25 / March 12, 2019 @ 1:12 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:12:25 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000jdyx. Event ids that are associated: us1000jdyx. Exact location, longitude 110.2498° East, latitude -5.6555° South, depth = 559.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 104 km NNW of Batang, Indonesia.
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