Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Tual in Indonesia


Earthquake location -5.8223S, 130.4913WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km W of Tual, Indonesia (156 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000b6tl. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b6tl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.4 km (55 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 130.4913° East, -5.8223° South, depth 88.4 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:37:20 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 23:37:20 / July 26, 2020 @ 11:37 pm.

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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 251 km W of Tual, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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