A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 248 km WNW of Tual, Indonesia (154 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:08:49 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bp8p. Event ids that are associated: us7000bp8p. Exact location, longitude 130.7159° East, latitude -4.6872° South, depth = 76.07 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 03:08:49 / September 17, 2020 @ 3:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.07 km (47 miles).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 248 km WNW of Tual, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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