A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 129 km SSE of Kupang, Indonesia (80 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600056m9. Ids that are associated to the event: us600056m9. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 123.9251° East, -11.2839° South. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:06:43 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 07:06:43 / August 18, 2019 @ 7:06 am.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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