A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 261 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia (162 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 01:07:38 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008e35. Id of event: us10008e35. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.8898 East, latitude -5.9665 South, depth = 298.18 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 298.18 km (185 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 16:07:38 / April 3, 2017 @ 4:07 pm.
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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 261 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia.
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