A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia on Monday. The temblor was reported at 19:32:41 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 129.2524° East, latitude -3.9534° South, depth = 48.62 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.62 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000besj. Unique identifier: us6000besj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 19:32:41 / August 10, 2020 @ 7:32 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 77 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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