A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km N of Dobo, Indonesia (40 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 13:57:54 / August 12, 2019 @ 1:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60005409. Event ids that are associated: us60005409. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.52 km (18 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:57:54 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 134.1697 East, latitude -5.173 South, depth = 29.52 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve 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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