A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 278 km NNE of Yeppoon, Australia (173 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us600056px. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600056px. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.9351 East, latitude -20.88 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 21:38:41 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 11:38:41 / August 18, 2019 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 278 km NNE of Yeppoon, Australia.
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