A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Manokwari in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 134.6479° East, latitude -0.9168° South, depth = 30.67 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.67 km (19 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:15:45 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 20:15:45 / March 24, 2017 @ 8:15 pm. Event id: us20008ufc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ufc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manokwari (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Manokwari (c. 53 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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