A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 152 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (94 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 15:58:02 / March 3, 2017 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us100086rt. Ids that are associated to the event: us100086rt. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:58:02 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 54.8 km (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.926 East, latitude -4.2672 South, depth = 54.8 km.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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