A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 286 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia (178 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.4704 East, latitude -6.2959 South, depth = 296.27 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:35:17 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 18:35:17 / January 21, 2016 @ 6:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 296.27 km (184 miles). Event id: us20004usi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004usi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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