A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Sumbawa region, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Sumbawa region, Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 117.5702 East, latitude -8.516 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:05:50 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 18:05:50 / June 16, 2020 @ 6:05 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ah7e. Unique identifier: us6000ah7e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (10 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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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