A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 187 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (116 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 10:40:01 / June 28, 2020 @ 10:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.2665 East, latitude -6.4453 South, depth = 35 km. Event id: us7000ahf6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahf6. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:40:01 / 10:40 am (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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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. 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: 187 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia.
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