A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 222 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (138 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/16 / 2016-10-21 13:10:13 / October 21, 2016 @ 1:10 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.68 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:10:13 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100072es. Ids that are associated to the event: us100072es. Exact location of earthquake, 130.403° East, -4.6803° South, depth 89.68 km. 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 222 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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