A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 226 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (140 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/18 / 2018-11-28 23:03:17 / November 28, 2018 @ 11:03 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 168.33 km (105 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 reported at 08:03:17 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 129.7208 East, latitude -6.6604 South, depth = 168.33 km. Id of earthquake: us1000hxnt. Event ids that are associated: us1000hxnt.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 226 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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