A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km SW of Lemito, Indonesia (39 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.1339° East, 0.1747° North, depth 142.41 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:52:14 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000itb2. Event ids that are associated: us2000itb2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.41 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 02:52:14 / December 8, 2018 @ 2:52 am UTC/GMT.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SW of Lemito, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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