A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km SSW of Komodo, Indonesia (76 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 119.1027 East, latitude -9.6402 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 10:17:49 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 10:17:49 / August 8, 2020 @ 10:17 am. Id of earthquake: us6000bb2d. Event ids that are associated: us6000bb2d.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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