A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 00:47:09 / January 24, 2017 @ 12:47 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 145.13 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 145.13 km, 128.194° East, -7.5039° South. The temblor was detected at 09:47:09 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008igm. Event ids that are associated: us20008igm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
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: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.