A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 294 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (183 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:42:18 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.6453 East, latitude -7.8913 South, depth = 101.54 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hes7. Id of event: us1000hes7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.54 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 22:42:18 / October 19, 2018 @ 10:42 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 294 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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