A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 288 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (179 miles). Exact location, longitude 130.2218° East, latitude -6.237° South, depth = 111.87 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6rl. Id of event: us6000d6rl. The epicenter was at a depth of 111.87 km (70 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 01:21:55 / December 30, 2020 @ 1:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:21:55 / 1:21 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 288 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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