A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 241 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (150 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:27:04 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g2yn. Id of event: us1000g2yn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.73 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 20:27:04 / August 3, 2018 @ 8:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.0836 East, latitude -3.5306 South, depth = 43.73 km.
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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. 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: 241 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.