A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 187 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (116 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 09:24:12 / August 15, 2020 @ 9:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 130.6069 East, latitude -3.3722 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000bf4s. Event ids that are associated: us6000bf4s. The temblor was detected at 09:24:12 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 187 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
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