A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 215 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (134 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.51 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 23:59:21 / July 24, 2017 @ 11:59 pm. Exact location, longitude 130.8089° East, latitude -6.064° South, depth = 116.51 km. Event id: us2000a0kd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a0kd. The temblor was picked up at 08:59:21 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 215 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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