A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 215 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (134 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 07:49:12 / September 1, 2020 @ 7:49 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfna. Unique identifier: us7000bfna. The temblor was detected at 07:49:12 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 130.8609° East, -3.3731° South.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 215 km E of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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