A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 245 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (152 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 129.2671° East, -7.0871° South, depth 168.69 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 168.69 km (105 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:23:03 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 14:23:03 / March 8, 2020 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60008ed2. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008ed2.
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 245 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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