A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 177 km E of Sofifi, Indonesia (110 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:05:07 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.14 East, latitude 0.5192 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 12:05:07 / January 16, 2021 @ 12:05 pm. Unique identifier: us7000d35g. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d35g.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 177 km E of Sofifi, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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