A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 164 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (102 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.67 km (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:37:35 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 21:37:35 / March 8, 2017 @ 9:37 pm. Id of earthquake: us100087sz. Event ids that are associated: us100087sz. Exact location, longitude 131.3308° East, latitude -6.0946° South, depth = 68.67 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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