A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 123 km SSE of Molibagu, Indonesia (76 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:36:47 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 124.585° East, latitude -0.5536° South, depth = 80.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.77 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h61j. Id of event: us2000h61j. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 20:36:47 / August 22, 2018 @ 8:36 pm.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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