A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (70 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20004fv7. Event ids that are associated: us20004fv7. Global time and date of event 09/12/15 / 2015-12-09 13:21:42 / December 9, 2015 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 129.6227° East, -4.0724° South, depth 35 km. The temblor was reported at 22:21:42 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 113 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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