A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 122 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (76 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.7057 East, latitude -4.1221 South, depth = 58.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:48:21 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.1 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000cnek. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnek. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 10:48:21 / December 5, 2020 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT.
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 122 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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