A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Banda Sea (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:07:19 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bmzn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bmzn. Exact location of event, longitude 129.2828 East, latitude -6.8213 South, depth = 142.04 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 11:07:19 / September 14, 2020 @ 11:07 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.04 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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