Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Tual in Indonesia


Earthquake location -5.9433S, 130.7967WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 219 km W of Tual, Indonesia (136 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us6000c6r9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6r9. The epicenter was at a depth of 81.65 km (51 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 22:07:57 / October 3, 2020 @ 10:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:07:57 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 130.7967° East, latitude -5.9433° South, depth = 81.65 km.

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 seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 219 km W of Tual, Indonesia.

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