A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006v79. Unique identifier: us10006v79. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.04 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/16 / 2016-10-05 14:22:24 / October 5, 2016 @ 2:22 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:22:24 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.6514 East, latitude -9.0755 South, depth = 108.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pante Makasar.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 59 km NNW of Naisano Dua, Indonesia.
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