A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Malunda in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 15:18:39 / March 12, 2019 @ 3:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:18:39 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jjsw. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjsw. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 118.9901° East, -3.005° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Polewali, Majene, Mamuju. Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. 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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km E of Malunda, Indonesia.
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