A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 32 km WSW of Tennant Creek, Australia (20 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:19:44 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 12:49:44 / August 18, 2019 @ 12:49 pm. Event id: us700058g0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700058g0. Exact location of earthquake, 133.9199° East, -19.7672° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 32 km WSW of Tennant Creek, Australia.
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