A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 246 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (153 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.2145° East, latitude -7.1856° South, depth = 159.99 km. The temblor was detected at 19:54:29 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 10:54:29 / August 10, 2018 @ 10:54 am. Id of earthquake: us1000g6a2. Event ids that are associated: us1000g6a2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.99 km (99 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 246 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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