A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 229 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (142 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.4832 East, latitude -6.9792 South, depth = 161.77 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 161.77 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 13:44:54 / December 9, 2019 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60006p7r. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006p7r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:44:54 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 229 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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