A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 10:05:33 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.81 km (78 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008dqq. Event ids that are associated: us10008dqq. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 02:05:33 / April 1, 2017 @ 2:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 125.81 km, 123.9163° East, -9.1572° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Kefamenanu, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km NNE of Naisano Dua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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