A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pototano in Indonesia on Thursday. Global time and date of event 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 02:02:54 / September 17, 2020 @ 2:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bznx. Unique identifier: us6000bznx. The temblor was picked up at 02:02:54 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 117.6257° East, -8.3124° South, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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