A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia (32 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us10004cbe. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004cbe. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 07:54:53 / January 8, 2016 @ 7:54 am. 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 28.97 km (18 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:54:53 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 134.0217° East, latitude -5.3315° South, depth = 28.97 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 52 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia.
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