A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 137 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jlw. Id of event: us10006jlw. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:15:05 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 23:15:05 / August 29, 2016 @ 11:15 pm. Exact location of event, depth 55.65 km, 126.3867° East, 1.7091° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.65 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 137 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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