A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 274 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (170 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 16:28:39 / August 27, 2020 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.31 km (26 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 location of earthquake, longitude 130.6394 East, latitude -6.9275 South, depth = 41.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bgge. Id of event: us7000bgge. The temblor was reported at 16:28:39 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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