A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 253 km E of Enarotali, Indonesia (157 miles). Exact location, longitude 138.6354° East, latitude -3.9132° South, depth = 86.11 km. Unique identifier: us100086y5. Ids that are associated to the event: us100086y5. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:20:19 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 08:20:19 / March 4, 2017 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.11 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 253 km E of Enarotali, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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