A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 km WNW of Molibagu, Indonesia (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 202.77 km, 123.9121° East, 0.4282° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 23:54:17 / February 8, 2017 @ 11:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 202.77 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kxr. Unique identifier: us20008kxr. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:54:17 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WNW of Molibagu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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