A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 282 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (175 miles). Exact location of event, depth 209.59 km, 129.9497° East, -5.6773° South. 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 209.59 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:10:49 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c1ye. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1ye. Global time and date of event 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 16:10:49 / September 27, 2020 @ 4:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 282 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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