A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Palue in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 03:28:48 / March 15, 2020 @ 3:28 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:28:48 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.7154 East, latitude -7.987 South, depth = 251.66 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 251.66 km (156 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008c3m. Unique identifier: us70008c3m.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maumere. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 53 km N of Palue, Indonesia.
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