A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 209 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:32:54 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 12:32:54 / April 7, 2017 @ 12:32 pm. Unique identifier: us10008fgp. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008fgp. The epicenter was at a depth of 133 km (83 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 130.6715° East, -6.1673° South, depth 133 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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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: 209 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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