A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 139 km ENE of Palue, Indonesia (86 miles). Exact location of event, depth 166.01 km, 123.9333° East, -8.1446° South. The temblor was detected at 17:28:21 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008huy. Unique identifier: us10008huy. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 09:28:21 / April 15, 2017 @ 9:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 166.01 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 139 km ENE of Palue, Indonesia.
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