A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 198 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (123 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 13:31:32 / January 29, 2016 @ 1:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 129.6767° East, -7.216° South, depth 135.84 km. Event id: us20004vi5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vi5. The epicenter was at a depth of 135.84 km (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:31:32 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 198 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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