A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 277 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (172 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 130.5806° East, latitude -6.89° South, depth = 118.76 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8gp. Id of event: us6000c8gp. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 17:53:19 / October 10, 2020 @ 5:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.76 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:53:19 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 277 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia.
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