A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 204 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (127 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.3078 East, latitude -5.2996 South, depth = 202 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 07:38:50 / March 3, 2020 @ 7:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:38:50 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 202 km (126 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008b6v. Unique identifier: us60008b6v.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 204 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia.
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