A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 219 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (136 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 130.8868° East, -3.4432° South, depth 20.08 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007ldg. Unique identifier: us60007ldg. The temblor was picked up at 00:25:13 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 15:25:13 / January 20, 2020 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.08 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 219 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
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