A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Poso in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:50:13 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000a0zm. Event ids that are associated: us6000a0zm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 20:50:13 / May 20, 2020 @ 8:50 pm. Exact location, longitude 120.2636° East, latitude -1.6687° South, depth = 64.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.1 km (40 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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