A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 145 km WSW of Waingapu, Indonesia (90 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 18:20:46 / August 8, 2020 @ 6:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.79 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.9686 East, latitude -9.9239 South, depth = 50.79 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bb6t. Unique identifier: us6000bb6t. The temblor was detected at 18:20:46 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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