A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 213 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (132 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 157.61 km (98 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.7072° East, latitude -6.8825° South, depth = 157.61 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 18:08:16 / April 26, 2016 @ 6:08 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bqi. Id of event: us10005bqi. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:08:16 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 213 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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