A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 235 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia (146 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kja. Unique identifier: us20008kja. Global time and date of event 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 15:16:47 / February 7, 2017 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.66 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:16:47 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 138.9918° East, -4.3929° South, depth 35.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 235 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia.
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