A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 137 km SSE of Dompu, Indonesia (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 118.8898 East, latitude -9.7035 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 04:52:51 / August 9, 2020 @ 4:52 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:52:51 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bbbk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbbk.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 137 km SSE of Dompu, Indonesia.
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