A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 200 km SW of Tual, Indonesia (124 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.2591 East, latitude -6.6513 South, depth = 17.7 km. The temblor was reported at 08:30:39 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000b8mh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b8mh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.7 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 08:30:39 / August 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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