A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 220 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (137 miles). Unique identifier: us70008gwt. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008gwt. The temblor was picked up at 06:37:47 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 181.75 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/20 / 2020-03-13 21:37:47 / March 13, 2020 @ 9:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 129.6421° East, latitude -5.2955° South, depth = 181.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 220 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia.
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