A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 122 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (76 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.93° East, latitude -2.8867° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 11:25:31 / February 8, 2020 @ 11:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007q5u. Unique identifier: us70007q5u. The temblor was picked up at 20:25:31 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 122 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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