A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 225 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (140 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/15 / 2015-09-13 00:00:13 / September 13, 2015 @ 12:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 243.02 km (151 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:00:13 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.6564° East, -5.3443° South, depth 243.02 km. Id of earthquake: us20003nxp. Event ids that are associated: us20003nxp.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 225 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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