A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 140 km SSW of Komodo, Indonesia (87 miles). Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 11:37:28 / August 8, 2020 @ 11:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:37:28 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.9659 East, latitude -9.7508 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bb3i. Unique identifier: us6000bb3i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. 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: 140 km SSW of Komodo, Indonesia.
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