A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Taniwel in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us100088wi. Unique identifier: us100088wi. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 15:09:41 / March 14, 2017 @ 3:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 128.8034° East, -2.9841° South, depth 44.21 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.21 km (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:09:41 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km ESE of Taniwel, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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