A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 129 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (80 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:19:23 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c95w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c95w. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 10:19:23 / October 18, 2020 @ 10:19 am. Exact location, longitude 129.3506° East, latitude -4.4242° South, depth = 180.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180.17 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 129 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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