A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 195 km WSW of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia (121 miles) on Thursday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:16:52 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 103.6905° East, latitude -6.2412° South, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 12:16:52 / August 20, 2020 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000bhpb. Event ids that are associated: us6000bhpb.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 195 km WSW of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia.
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