A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported Papua, Indonesia (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 138.3047 East, latitude -4.6921 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:18:22 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 01:18:22 / March 12, 2021 @ 1:18 am. Unique identifier: us7000dia8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dia8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Papua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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