A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 164 km N of Saumlaki, Indonesia (102 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:03:52 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70008daj. Event ids that are associated: us70008daj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.86 km (40 miles). Global time and date of event 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 00:03:52 / March 21, 2020 @ 12:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 64.86 km, 131.0828° East, -6.4766° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 164 km N of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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