A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 131 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (81 miles). Unique identifier: us10004927. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004927. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/15 / 2015-12-20 12:08:34 / December 20, 2015 @ 12:08 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.94 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:08:34 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 129.7767 East, latitude -4.145 South, depth = 82.94 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 131 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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