A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 161 km S of Luwuk, Indonesia (100 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/18 / 2018-11-09 02:42:04 / November 9, 2018 @ 2:42 am. Id of earthquake: us1000hsqp. Event ids that are associated: us1000hsqp. The temblor was reported at 10:42:04 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 122.7775° East, -2.4146° South, depth 10 km.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 161 km S of Luwuk, Indonesia.
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