A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Pulau-Pulau Sangihe, Indonesia (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000d45x. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d45x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 00:58:06 / December 30, 2020 @ 12:58 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165.75 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.8068° East, 4.5569° North, depth 165.75 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:58:06 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Pulau-Pulau Sangihe, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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