A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 182 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (113 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008g96. Unique identifier: us70008g96. Exact location, longitude 138.997° East, latitude -3.0543° South, depth = 73.45 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 06:49:22 / March 26, 2020 @ 6:49 am. The temblor was detected at 15:49:22 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.45 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 182 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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