A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 110 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (68 miles). 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 60.65 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 128.2175 East, latitude 2.7081 North, depth = 60.65 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:42:40 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 10:42:40 / March 14, 2020 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60008fm8. Event ids that are associated: us60008fm8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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