A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 121 km SSE of Dompu, Indonesia (75 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 10:26:34 / August 8, 2020 @ 10:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:26:34 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.8831 East, latitude -9.5575 South, depth = 10 km. 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: us6000be3j. Unique identifier: us6000be3j.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 121 km SSE of Dompu, Indonesia.
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