A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 236 km W of Tual, Indonesia (147 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cs6g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs6g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.27 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 130.6573 East, latitude -6.0431 South, depth = 118.27 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:55:57 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 18:55:57 / December 15, 2020 @ 6:55 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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.
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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: 236 km W of Tual, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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