A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 270 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (168 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 07:29:43 / November 5, 2020 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 131.3388° East, -3.5725° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 07:29:43 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000caqe. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000caqe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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