A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 199 km W of Tual, Indonesia (124 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.31 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:25:57 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 06:25:57 / December 20, 2020 @ 6:25 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000csm9. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000csm9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.9526 East, latitude -5.5694 South, depth = 85.31 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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