A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 118 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (73 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:12:24 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 138.99 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 129.4987 East, latitude -4.2291 South, depth = 138.99 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nq3. Id of event: us20009nq3. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 04:12:24 / June 14, 2017 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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