A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 266 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia (165 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 315.55 km (196 miles). Unique identifier: us10007v7w. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007v7w. The temblor was detected at 19:41:15 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/17 / 2017-01-07 10:41:15 / January 7, 2017 @ 10:41 am. Exact location of event, longitude 128.7572 East, latitude -6.0595 South, depth = 315.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 266 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia.
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