A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km W of Kuripan, Indonesia (73 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wjf. Id of event: us10008wjf. Global time and date of event 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 13:56:58 / May 23, 2017 @ 1:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 102.7086° East, latitude -5.0902° South, depth = 42.73 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.73 km (27 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:56:58 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Every 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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