A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 23:46:39 / August 26, 2018 @ 11:46 pm. Exact location of event, depth 54.14 km, 123.3966° East, -10.0856° South. The temblor was picked up at 07:46:39 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.14 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ghrx. Id of event: us1000ghrx.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kupang. Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop).
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 ten 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 22 km WNW of Kupang, Indonesia.
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