A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 261 km W of Tual, Indonesia (162 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 160.69 km, 130.435° East, -6.0871° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 02:35:25 / October 10, 2020 @ 2:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:35:25 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c8g9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8g9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 160.69 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 261 km W of Tual, Indonesia.
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