A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 99 km NE of Amahai, Indonesia (62 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:24:10 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 10:24:10 / August 30, 2020 @ 10:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6199 East, latitude -2.7732 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bf1e. Event ids that are associated: us7000bf1e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 99 km NE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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