A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 146 km SSE of Dompu, Indonesia (91 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:23:31 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 10:23:31 / August 8, 2020 @ 10:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000bb2q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bb2q. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.8651 East, latitude -9.8003 South, depth = 10 km. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 146 km SSE of Dompu, Indonesia.
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