A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 240 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (149 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 18:15:36 / October 1, 2020 @ 6:15 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c43n. Unique identifier: us6000c43n. Exact location of event, longitude 130.7033 East, latitude -6.3612 South, depth = 103.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.19 km (64 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:15:36 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 240 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia.
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