A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 156 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (97 miles). Global time and date of event 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 10:39:59 / April 8, 2020 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 130.3251° East, -3.3375° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70008wve. Event ids that are associated: us70008wve. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:39:59 / 7:39 pm (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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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. 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: 156 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
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