A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Praiyawang in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 120.8755° East, -9.6806° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 15:12:06 / March 12, 2019 @ 3:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:12:06 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000jjtd. Event ids that are associated: us1000jjtd.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waingapu. Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 36 km NE of Praiyawang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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