A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km SSW of Ogotua, Indonesia (68 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 119.7439° East, 0.1141° North. Unique identifier: us1000jeh0. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jeh0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 01:50:48 / March 13, 2019 @ 1:50 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:50:48 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-nine 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: 109 km SSW of Ogotua, Indonesia.
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