A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia (28 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:22:12 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 132.8 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10004tlj. Event ids that are associated: us10004tlj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 17:22:12 / February 29, 2016 @ 5:22 pm. Exact location of event, depth 132.8 km, 124.6856° East, 0.4275° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 45 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia.
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