A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 160 km ENE of Sorong, Indonesia (99 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:15:58 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 132.5502 East, latitude -0.2242 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 03:15:58 / June 2, 2020 @ 3:15 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a8nq. Unique identifier: us6000a8nq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 160 km ENE of Sorong, Indonesia.
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