A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Banda Sea (0 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us6000bhnn. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bhnn. Exact location, longitude 129.6764° East, latitude -6.4353° South, depth = 137.31 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 20:29:35 / August 14, 2020 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:29:35 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.31 km (85 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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