A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 152 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia (94 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 118.902 East, latitude -9.9191 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000big8. Id of event: us6000big8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 15:14:55 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:14 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:14:55 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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