A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 23:40:35 / August 27, 2020 @ 11:40 pm. Event id: us7000bggm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bggm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 105.45 km, 129.6706° East, -7.062° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:40:35 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.45 km (66 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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