A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km SE of Bitung, Indonesia (80 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 25.33 km, 126.1341° East, 0.7909° North. Event id: us60008b4a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b4a. Global time and date of event 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 08:27:43 / March 2, 2020 @ 8:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:27:43 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.33 km (16 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 128 km SE of Bitung, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.