A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Nggongi Satu in Indonesia on Friday. The temblor was detected at 15:58:18 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 07:58:18 / October 12, 2018 @ 7:58 am UTC/GMT. 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) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hayw. Id of event: us1000hayw. Exact location of event, longitude 120.1151 East, latitude -10.5262 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waingapu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km SSW of Nggongi Satu, Indonesia.
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