A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km E of Bitung, Indonesia (81 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 19:03:30 / November 14, 2019 @ 7:03 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:03:30 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.3648 East, latitude 1.4716 North, depth = 16.91 km. Id of earthquake: us70006b4b. Event ids that are associated: us70006b4b. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.91 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and five, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 131 km E of Bitung, Indonesia.
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