A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 120 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (75 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:56:42 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 06:56:42 / February 8, 2020 @ 6:56 am. Exact location of event, longitude 129.9482 East, latitude -2.9981 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70007q5w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q5w.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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