A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 139 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia (86 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 42.25 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, depth 42.25 km, 130.0028° East, -3.9725° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:57:55 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 02:57:55 / July 5, 2017 @ 2:57 am. Event id: us100096tg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096tg.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 139 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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