A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Komodo in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us7000aqqi. Event ids that are associated: us7000aqqi. The epicenter was at a depth of 183.03 km (114 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 03:14:15 / July 18, 2020 @ 3:14 am. Exact location, longitude 119.5071° East, latitude -8.2685° South, depth = 183.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:14:15 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). 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. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 35 km N of Komodo, Indonesia.
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