A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 210 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (130 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 160.29 km (100 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 14:58:34 / March 5, 2017 @ 2:58 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:58:34 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.7655 East, latitude -6.8384 South, depth = 160.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100088p7. Event ids that are associated: us100088p7.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 210 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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