A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 171 km WSW of Nabire, Indonesia (106 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 134.005 East, latitude -3.8233 South, depth = 30.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.73 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10004qtn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004qtn. The temblor was reported at 02:07:00 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 17:07:00 / February 15, 2016 @ 5:07 pm UTC/GMT.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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