A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 208 km SSW of Kahale, Indonesia (129 miles). 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. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 12:06:25 / August 6, 2018 @ 12:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 118.2208 East, latitude -11.3631 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:06:25 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000g42x. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g42x.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 208 km SSW of Kahale, Indonesia.
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