A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 103 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia (64 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.3326 East, latitude -9.5222 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 01:16:04 / September 30, 2020 @ 1:16 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 01:16:04 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c2zc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c2zc.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia.
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