A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (69 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/15 / 2015-12-09 14:50:22 / December 9, 2015 @ 2:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 129.6012° East, latitude -4.0713° South, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us20004fw8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004fw8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:50:22 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 111 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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