A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 09:08:19 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 123.253° East, -0.6348° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000745f. Event ids that are associated: us1000745f. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 01:08:19 / October 31, 2016 @ 1:08 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 62 km NE of Luwuk, Indonesia.
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