A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 16:05:04 / November 20, 2020 @ 4:05 pm. Unique identifier: us6000cqvc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqvc. Exact location of event, longitude 128.9376 East, latitude -2.7143 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:05:04 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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