A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 262 km S of Ambon, Indonesia (163 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 401.37 km (249 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6gq. Unique identifier: us6000c6gq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 127.8507 East, latitude -6.0466 South, depth = 401.37 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:46:40 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 05:46:40 / October 1, 2020 @ 5:46 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 262 km S of Ambon, Indonesia.
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