A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 263 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (163 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.8634 East, latitude -6.0583 South, depth = 185.28 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:08:35 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). 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 185.28 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 22:08:35 / June 8, 2017 @ 10:08 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009mpt. Event ids that are associated: us20009mpt.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 263 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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