A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (79 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 19:23:45 / February 8, 2020 @ 7:23 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70007q6c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q6c. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 129.992° East, -2.9268° South. The temblor was picked up at 04:23:45 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 127 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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