A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 215 km NNE of Tual, Indonesia (134 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 133.2906° East, -3.7963° South, depth 22.52 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:48:01 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000gekz. Event ids that are associated: us1000gekz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 22:48:01 / August 15, 2018 @ 10:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.52 km (14 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 215 km NNE of Tual, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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