A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 182 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia (113 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us2000h61r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h61r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.27 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 28.27 km, 97.7878° East, 0.4284° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 22:31:22 / August 22, 2018 @ 10:31 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:31:22 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 182 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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