A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 161 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (100 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:16:46 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 130.3551° East, -3.089° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000c5y6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5y6. Global time and date of event 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 00:16:46 / October 6, 2020 @ 12:16 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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