A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Papua, Indonesia (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 05:47:33 / May 13, 2017 @ 5:47 am. Exact location of event, longitude 133.0181 East, latitude -2.9043 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008s3j. Unique identifier: us10008s3j. The temblor was picked up at 05:47:33 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter).
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 four 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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