A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 177 km S of Besisora, Indonesia (110 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 116.8789° East, latitude -10.4612° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000hgc5. Event ids that are associated: us1000hgc5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:16:30 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 23:16:30 / October 23, 2018 @ 11:16 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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