A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 200 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (124 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.75 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000bfp5. Event ids that are associated: us6000bfp5. Exact location of event, longitude 130.716 East, latitude -3.1924 South, depth = 14.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 19:06:52 / August 16, 2020 @ 7:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:06:52 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter).
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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 200 km E of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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