A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 192 km WSW of Broome, Australia (119 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60004yx2. Unique identifier: us60004yx2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.4567° East, -18.343° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 23:03:58 / August 1, 2019 @ 11:03 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:03:58 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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