A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Banda Sea (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155.91 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 130.0538° East, -6.8227° South, depth 155.91 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 19:29:41 / December 19, 2020 @ 7:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:29:41 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d276. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d276.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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