A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 78 km WSW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (48 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.2 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.6377 East, latitude -8.164 South, depth = 24.2 km. Global time and date of event 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 10:41:15 / October 28, 2015 @ 10:41 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000404z. Event ids that are associated: us2000404z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:41:15 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km WSW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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