A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km NNW of Laiwui, Indonesia (53 miles) on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:38:48 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 127.4825° East, latitude -0.5976° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004upp. Id of event: us60004upp. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 11:38:48 / July 14, 2019 @ 11:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km NNW of Laiwui, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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