A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 270 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (168 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:23:01 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 05:23:01 / November 9, 2020 @ 5:23 am. Event id: us7000ccax. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ccax. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.3377 East, latitude -3.5943 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 270 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
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