A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 241 km SSE of Waingapu, Indonesia (150 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: us6000bcpt. Unique identifier: us6000bcpt. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.72 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 121.3501 East, latitude -11.5582 South, depth = 9.72 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 21:49:46 / August 5, 2020 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:49:46 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 241 km SSE of Waingapu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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