A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 221 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (137 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165.18 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:17:16 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003r9g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003r9g. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 05:17:16 / October 25, 2015 @ 5:17 am. Exact location of event, depth 165.18 km, 129.6655° East, -6.816° South.
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 seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 221 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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