A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Banda Sea (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bzj4. Unique identifier: us6000bzj4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 173.94 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:19:04 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 129.3913° East, latitude -6.8617° South, depth = 173.94 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 01:19:04 / September 22, 2020 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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