A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Banda Sea (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 288.58 km (179 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 02:58:11 / July 9, 2017 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:58:11 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100098ai. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098ai. Exact location of earthquake, 128.4573° East, -6.7101° South, depth 288.58 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Banda Sea.
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