A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0010qwf. Id of event: usa0010qwf. The temblor was reported at 11:56:01 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.38 km (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 03:56:01 / October 26, 2015 @ 3:56 am. Exact location, longitude 124.0671° East, latitude -9.1546° South, depth = 126.38 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Soe, Kefamenanu (min 5000 pop).
Every 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. 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 struck near.
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