A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 219 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (136 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.17 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000cqlm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqlm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 82.17 km, 131.0719° East, -6.6878° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 17:10:05 / December 12, 2020 @ 5:10 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:10:05 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 219 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia.
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