A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us1000jk3s. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jk3s. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.38 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 124.1818° East, -8.8715° South, depth 107.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:16:35 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 03:16:35 / March 22, 2019 @ 3:16 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Kefamenanu, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop).
Each 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km NNW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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