A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 43 km NW of Dobo, Indonesia (27 miles). Unique identifier: us1000gcgp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gcgp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.38 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 21:44:48 / August 18, 2018 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 133.9447 East, latitude -5.48 South, depth = 23.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:44:48 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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