A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Sumbawa Besar in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 13:42:55 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 13:42:55 / December 26, 2020 @ 1:42 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000d657. Event ids that are associated: us6000d657. Exact location of event, longitude 117.2235 East, latitude -8.898 South, depth = 48.06 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.06 km (30 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km SSW of Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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