A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 282 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia (175 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 390.75 km (243 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:46:01 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjg6. Id of event: us1000gjg6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 13:46:01 / August 20, 2018 @ 1:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.0679 East, latitude -6.2797 South, depth = 390.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 282 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia.
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