A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us1000ghea. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ghea. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:33:17 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.5999° East, -3.433° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 00:33:17 / August 26, 2018 @ 12:33 am.
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abepura (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 88 km S of Abepura, Indonesia.
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