A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (75 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.39 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70007vfs. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007vfs. Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 22:47:34 / February 23, 2020 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 129.9851° East, -3.1341° South, depth 46.39 km. The temblor was detected at 07:47:34 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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: 120 km E of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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