A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 248 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (154 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24.83 km, 127.0205° East, 3.7483° North. The temblor was reported at 05:20:38 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.83 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 21:20:38 / January 11, 2016 @ 9:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004dm1. Unique identifier: us10004dm1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 248 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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