A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 122 km SSW of Tual, Indonesia (76 miles). Event id: us7000bp8j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bp8j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 132.2863° East, latitude -6.6377° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 02:25:28 / September 17, 2020 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:25:28 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 122 km SSW of Tual, Indonesia.
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