A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 126 km S of Katabu, Indonesia (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c91p. Id of event: us6000c91p. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 20:58:32 / October 17, 2020 @ 8:58 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:58:32 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 122.5387 East, latitude -6.081 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 126 km S of Katabu, Indonesia.
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