A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ac2k. Event ids that are associated: us7000ac2k. Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 13:39:06 / June 20, 2020 @ 1:39 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:39:06 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.4578 East, latitude -3.9331 South, depth = 92 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92 km (57 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 88 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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