A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 249 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (155 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.31 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:23:11 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 131.1602 East, latitude -3.4444 South, depth = 38.31 km. Unique identifier: us7000cp7r. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cp7r. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 18:23:11 / December 4, 2020 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 249 km E of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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