A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 237 km SSE of Katabu, Indonesia (147 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.4985° East, latitude -6.8442° South, depth = 636.57 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bi62. Event ids that are associated: us6000bi62. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 636.57 km (396 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 04:42:37 / August 21, 2020 @ 4:42 am. The temblor was reported at 04:42:37 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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