A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 102 km SE of Kupang, Indonesia (63 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 13:22:38 / August 28, 2018 @ 1:22 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.2717 East, latitude -10.7941 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:22:38 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000h99b. Event ids that are associated: us2000h99b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 102 km SE of Kupang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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