A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 05:01:34 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70008iul. Event ids that are associated: us70008iul. Exact location, longitude 123.7499° East, latitude -9.3011° South, depth = 93.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.2 km (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 21:01:34 / March 30, 2020 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kupang, Soe, Kefamenanu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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 quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 32 km N of Naisano Dua, Indonesia.
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