A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Dompu in Indonesia on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 122.86 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 18:07:45 / August 20, 2020 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 118.3818° East, latitude -8.5288° South, depth = 122.86 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:07:45 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bdm7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdm7.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima. Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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