A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 144 km SSW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia (89 miles). Exact location of event, depth 52.4 km, 102.7424° East, -5.2296° South. Event id: us6000ben1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ben1. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.4 km (33 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: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 07:17:59 / August 9, 2020 @ 7:17 am. The temblor was detected at 07:17:59 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 144 km SSW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia.
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