A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Soe in Indonesia on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h998. Unique identifier: us2000h998. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 08:40:55 / August 28, 2018 @ 8:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 124.3738 East, latitude -10.674 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:40:55 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soe (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 90 km S of Soe, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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