A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Komodo in Indonesia on Friday. The temblor was detected at 19:05:16 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.5404 East, latitude -8.1948 South, depth = 163.78 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 19:05:16 / August 14, 2020 @ 7:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhni. Id of event: us6000bhni. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 163.78 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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