A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 242 km W of Tual, Indonesia (150 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 140.28 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:48:56 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 130.6056° East, -6.0601° South, depth 140.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cfm6. Id of event: us7000cfm6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 11:48:56 / November 11, 2020 @ 11:48 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 242 km W of Tual, Indonesia.
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