A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 174 km NNE of Esperance, Australia (108 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 22:19:15 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 122.4342° East, latitude -32.3592° South, depth = 10.74 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.74 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/08/18 / 2018-08-08 14:19:15 / August 8, 2018 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g5gz. Id of event: us1000g5gz.
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 174 km NNE of Esperance, Australia.
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