A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ayi. Id of event: us10004ayi. The epicenter was at a depth of 176.23 km (110 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 01:38:47 / January 3, 2016 @ 1:38 am. Exact location of earthquake, 128.5564° East, -7.3156° South, depth 176.23 km. The temblor was detected at 10:38:47 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.
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