A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 96 km NNE of Ruteng, Indonesia (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000big7. Unique identifier: us6000big7. The temblor was picked up at 14:27:15 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 14:27:15 / August 17, 2020 @ 2:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 120.88° East, latitude -7.8458° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 96 km NNE of Ruteng, Indonesia.
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