A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 221 km NW of Tual, Indonesia (137 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 20:05:23 / August 6, 2020 @ 8:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bdci. Id of event: us6000bdci. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.16 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 131.46° East, -4.1036° South, depth 36.16 km. The temblor was reported at 20:05:23 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 221 km NW of Tual, Indonesia.
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