A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 128.8029° East, -2.7391° South. The temblor was reported at 16:41:37 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 16:41:37 / November 20, 2020 @ 4:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cqvv. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqvv.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km N of Amahai, Indonesia.
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