A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 220 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (137 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:09:25 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 130.236 East, latitude -6.2702 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000hgrs. Event ids that are associated: us2000hgrs. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 15:09:25 / September 10, 2018 @ 3:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 220 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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