A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 203 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (126 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 23:27:08 / October 18, 2019 @ 11:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 96.69 km, 130.8892° East, -6.1583° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.69 km (60 miles). Event id: us70005vsm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vsm. The temblor was picked up at 08:27:08 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 203 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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