A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 203 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (126 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:04:34 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 11:04:34 / March 23, 2020 @ 11:04 am. Exact location, longitude 130.7194° East, latitude -6.2053° South, depth = 109.25 km. Id of earthquake: us70008eh6. Event ids that are associated: us70008eh6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.25 km (68 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 203 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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