A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia on Friday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:08:09 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqvg. Unique identifier: us6000cqvg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 16:08:09 / November 20, 2020 @ 4:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 128.8173° East, -2.7556° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 65 km N of Amahai, Indonesia.
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