A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 226 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (140 miles) on Saturday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:27:19 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 130.3476° East, latitude -6.1474° South, depth = 128.3 km. Id of earthquake: us1000g1ya. Event ids that are associated: us1000g1ya. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/18 / 2018-07-28 05:27:19 / July 28, 2018 @ 5:27 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.3 km (80 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 226 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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