A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km SSW of Komodo, Indonesia (74 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000bemx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bemx. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 119.0767° East, -9.5841° South. Global time and date of event 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 04:13:31 / August 9, 2020 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:13:31 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km SSW of Komodo, Indonesia.
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