A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 117 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.3091° East, -3.6637° South, depth 64.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008tht. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008tht. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 07:15:45 / May 19, 2017 @ 7:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.3 km (40 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:15:45 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 117 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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