A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Tual in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 133.2318° East, -6.2808° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cr6u. Unique identifier: us6000cr6u. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:27 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 09:14:27 / November 21, 2020 @ 9:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tual. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Tual (c. 39 500 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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 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: 89 km SE of Tual, Indonesia.
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