A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, West of Australia (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 16:45:34 / August 15, 2018 @ 4:45 pm. Event id: us1000gekr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gekr. Exact location of earthquake, 111.498° East, -31.2533° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:45:34 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: West of Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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