A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 239 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (149 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 23:45:57 / January 11, 2016 @ 11:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004exi. Event ids that are associated: us10004exi. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.13 km (35 miles). Exact location of event, depth 56.13 km, 127.015° East, 3.6487° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:45:57 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 239 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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