A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 288 km S of Kawalu, Indonesia (179 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 108.03 East, latitude -9.9867 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 02:44:09 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 02:44:09 / August 12, 2020 @ 2:44 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bd2z. Id of event: us6000bd2z.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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