A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 268 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia (167 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 374.62 km (233 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 128.0962° East, -6.1495° South, depth 374.62 km. The temblor was detected at 14:51:23 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 05:51:23 / March 23, 2017 @ 5:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008da2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008da2.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 268 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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