A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 267 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (166 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 130.5081° East, latitude -6.5301° South, depth = 89.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 12:33:56 / December 21, 2020 @ 12:33 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:33:56 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000csxp. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000csxp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.5 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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