A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia (79 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 03:17:43 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000bgjv. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bgjv. Exact location, longitude 119.0993° East, latitude -9.687° South, depth = 31.98 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 03:17:43 / August 12, 2020 @ 3:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.98 km (20 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 127 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia.
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