A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 140 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 118.9853 East, latitude -9.7686 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bb7u. Event ids that are associated: us6000bb7u. Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 21:03:18 / August 8, 2020 @ 9:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:03:18 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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