A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 258 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia (160 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:24:18 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 129.0054° East, latitude -5.9021° South, depth = 279.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 279.51 km (174 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 10:24:18 / January 11, 2017 @ 10:24 am. Id of earthquake: us10007vpx. Event ids that are associated: us10007vpx.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 258 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia.
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