A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Katabu in Indonesia on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us6000b5fu. Event ids that are associated: us6000b5fu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 122.9072 East, latitude -4.7162 South, depth = 15.86 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.86 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:21:53 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 17:21:53 / July 28, 2020 @ 5:21 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kendari, Katabu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Kendari (c. 195 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Katabu (c. 42 800 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 49 km ENE of Katabu, Indonesia.
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