A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 275 km W of Tual, Indonesia (171 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 130.3031 East, latitude -6.0693 South, depth = 116.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.97 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:35:08 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 21:35:08 / March 2, 2021 @ 9:35 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000dez3. Event ids that are associated: us7000dez3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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: 275 km W of Tual, Indonesia.
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