A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 129 km S of Sidorukun, Indonesia (80 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 114.2181 East, latitude -9.7563 South, depth = 43.73 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:22:15 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000atjy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000atjy. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 00:22:15 / October 18, 2017 @ 12:22 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.73 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 129 km S of Sidorukun, Indonesia.
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