A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 102 km N of Dobo, Indonesia (63 miles). Event id: us1000ghye. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ghye. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:22:17 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 134.1476° East, latitude -4.8393° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 12:22:17 / August 27, 2018 @ 12:22 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 102 km N of Dobo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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