A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 06:01:28 / October 8, 2015 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:01:28 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.3091° East, latitude -7.4204° South, depth = 115.12 km. Id of earthquake: us10003p3f. Event ids that are associated: us10003p3f. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115.12 km (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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