A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Papua, Indonesia (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 37.46 km, 138.2002° East, -2.1858° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 15:45:54 / August 31, 2020 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.46 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:45:54 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhs6. Id of event: us7000bhs6.
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 sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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