A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Sumbawa region, Indonesia (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 16:32:31 / August 8, 2020 @ 4:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 118.9495° East, -9.7602° South. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:32:31 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bb5s. Unique identifier: us6000bb5s.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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