A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (71 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 129.8234° East, -2.8495° South. Global time and date of event 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 06:12:38 / March 20, 2020 @ 6:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70008cqe. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008cqe. The temblor was reported at 15:12:38 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 114 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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