A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (66 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 19:23:24 / November 16, 2020 @ 7:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 129.8255 East, latitude -3.0341 South, depth = 31.88 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.88 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000cfsw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cfsw. The temblor was reported at 19:23:24 / 7:23 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 106 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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