A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km ESE of Manjimup, Australia (39 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 116.8214 East, latitude -34.3482 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 16:31:30 / October 12, 2018 @ 4:31 pm. Unique identifier: us1000hb52. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hb52. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:31:30 / 12:31 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 63 km ESE of Manjimup, Australia.
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