A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported Banda Sea (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:29:47 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 150.52 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 22:29:47 / August 8, 2020 @ 10:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 130.0474° East, -6.2063° South, depth 150.52 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bb8d. Event ids that are associated: us6000bb8d.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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