A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Soe in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004c78. Unique identifier: us10004c78. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 20:22:50 / January 7, 2016 @ 8:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 124.4821° East, latitude -10.2422° South, depth = 22.32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.32 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:22:50 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kefamenanu, Soe. Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop).
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. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 47 km SSE of Soe, Indonesia.
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