A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 261 km ESE of Biak, Indonesia (162 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us6000cchz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cchz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 08:22:03 / October 24, 2020 @ 8:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.22 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:22:03 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 138.2658 East, latitude -2.0553 South, depth = 39.22 km.
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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