A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Banda Sea (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.141° East, latitude -6.8826° South, depth = 267.62 km. The temblor was detected at 05:47:37 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/16 / 2016-03-09 20:47:37 / March 9, 2016 @ 8:47 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 267.62 km (166 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004wth. Id of event: us10004wth.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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