A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 257 km SSE of Salalah, Oman (160 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 18:41:45 / May 23, 2017 @ 6:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:41:45 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 54.9178° East, 14.8252° North, depth 10 km. 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: us10008wjn. Id of event: us10008wjn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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