A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (62 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 18:49:54 / February 14, 2017 @ 6:49 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008jqh. Unique identifier: us20008jqh. The temblor was picked up at 03:49:54 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.47 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 129.7498° East, -2.9907° South, depth 36.47 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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