A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 229 km SW of Tugu Hilir, Indonesia (142 miles). Exact location, longitude 104.0146° East, latitude -8.1109° South, depth = 30.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dx9g. Unique identifier: us1000dx9g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:48:16 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/18 / 2018-04-27 19:48:16 / April 27, 2018 @ 7:48 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.32 km (19 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 229 km SW of Tugu Hilir, Indonesia.
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