A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 186 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (116 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bcly. Id of event: us7000bcly. Exact location of event, longitude 130.5998 East, latitude -3.3097 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 03:58:50 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 03:58:50 / August 18, 2020 @ 3:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 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: 186 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
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