A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km SSE of Dompu, Indonesia (84 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.9154 East, latitude -9.6748 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be3h. Id of event: us6000be3h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 22:36:29 / August 8, 2020 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:36:29 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 135 km SSE of Dompu, Indonesia.
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