A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 146 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000benu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000benu. The temblor was reported at 23:42:59 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 23:42:59 / August 9, 2020 @ 11:42 pm. Exact location, longitude 118.9413° East, latitude -9.8113° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 146 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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