A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 173 km SSE of Bitung, Indonesia (107 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:42:26 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.64 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 62.64 km, 125.9044° East, 0.0497° North. Unique identifier: us10005clw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005clw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 23:42:26 / April 29, 2016 @ 11:42 pm.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 173 km SSE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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