A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 184 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (114 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:58:19 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.9149 East, latitude -7.0381 South, depth = 112.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.22 km (70 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 14:58:19 / March 16, 2019 @ 2:58 pm. Event id: us1000jh2q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jh2q.
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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 184 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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