A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 157 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (98 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 14:49:37 / February 4, 2020 @ 2:49 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:49:37 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 130.2901° East, latitude -2.9943° South, depth = 22.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.68 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60007pek. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007pek. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 157 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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