A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 283 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (176 miles). Exact location, longitude 128.8962° East, latitude -7.0992° South, depth = 152.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 152.18 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000ghkx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ghkx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:57:00 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 12:57:00 / August 26, 2018 @ 12:57 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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