A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (74 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70007lf7. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007lf7. The temblor was reported at 15:51:40 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 06:51:40 / February 8, 2020 @ 6:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.9249 East, latitude -2.9472 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 119 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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