A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 107 km WNW of Luwuk, Indonesia (66 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.8732 East, latitude -0.6495 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:01:58 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 11:01:58 / March 24, 2019 @ 11:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000jkye. Event ids that are associated: us1000jkye.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km WNW of Luwuk, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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