A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 177 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (110 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.01 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 22:15:32 / December 23, 2016 @ 10:15 pm. 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 07:15:32 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 97.01 km, 130.4659° East, -6.5896° South. Event id: us10007mdm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007mdm.
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 four and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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