A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 141 km NW of Amahai, Indonesia (88 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 128.088° East, -2.3712° South. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:33:27 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crxq. Id of event: us6000crxq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 08:33:27 / November 24, 2020 @ 8:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 141 km NW of Amahai, Indonesia.
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