A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km SSW of Muncar, Indonesia (66 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 59.33 km, 114.0439° East, -9.3558° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 07:12:12 / August 15, 2020 @ 7:12 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.33 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:12:12 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bf3i. Unique identifier: us6000bf3i.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 106 km SSW of Muncar, Indonesia.
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