A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 244 km SE of Biak, Indonesia (152 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:36:03 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 19:36:03 / March 12, 2021 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dixc. Id of event: us7000dixc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 171.76 km (107 miles). Exact location of event, depth 171.76 km, 137.8416° East, -2.5039° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 244 km SE of Biak, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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