A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 169 km N of Dobo, Indonesia (105 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.65 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:18:32 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 22:18:32 / February 16, 2017 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 134.0515° East, -4.2455° South, depth 23.65 km. Unique identifier: us20008kcf. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008kcf.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 169 km N of Dobo, Indonesia.
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