A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Soe in Indonesia on Saturday. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.3931 East, latitude -10.687 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 22:12:57 / August 31, 2018 @ 10:12 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:12:57 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000haf0. Event ids that are associated: us2000haf0.
Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe.
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 seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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