A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 259 km SSW of Sidareja, Indonesia (161 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bjgh. Unique identifier: us6000bjgh. Global time and date of event 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 17:54:48 / August 23, 2020 @ 5:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 108.196 East, latitude -9.7562 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:54:48 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 259 km SSW of Sidareja, Indonesia.
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