A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 135 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:22:44 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.57 km (49 miles). Exact location of event, depth 78.57 km, 126.0925° East, 2.264° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/16 / 2016-03-29 15:22:44 / March 29, 2016 @ 3:22 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005eie. Id of event: us20005eie.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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