A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 125 km S of Sidorukun, Indonesia (78 miles). Global time and date of event 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 10:21:30 / August 13, 2019 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 113.9081 East, latitude -9.7062 South, depth = 34.32 km. The temblor was detected at 18:21:30 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.32 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us600054fv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600054fv.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 125 km S of Sidorukun, Indonesia.
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