A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 230 km SSW of Ambon, Indonesia (143 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 127.4841° East, latitude -5.6607° South, depth = 400.26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 400.26 km (249 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000b8c9. Event ids that are associated: us6000b8c9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 12:49:09 / August 2, 2020 @ 12:49 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:49:09 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 230 km SSW of Ambon, Indonesia.
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