A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 252 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (157 miles). Event id: us10006mfb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mfb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 06:21:31 / September 3, 2016 @ 6:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, 129.1485° East, -7.2232° South, depth 179.71 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:31 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 179.71 km (112 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 252 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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