A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km S of Luwuk, Indonesia (60 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 122.643° East, -1.8236° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003lzp. Id of event: us70003lzp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 05:33:35 / May 16, 2019 @ 5:33 am. The temblor was reported at 13:33:35 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 97 km S of Luwuk, Indonesia.
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