A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 103 km SE of Saparua, Indonesia (64 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004gp4. Id of event: us20004gp4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.01 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:34:02 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/12/15 / 2015-12-12 07:34:02 / December 12, 2015 @ 7:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6.01 km, 129.3803° East, -4.1569° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 103 km SE of Saparua, Indonesia.
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