A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 96 km NNW of Laiwui, Indonesia (60 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9s2. Id of event: us2000a9s2. The temblor was picked up at 05:11:15 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.97 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 127.4657° East, latitude -0.5009° South, depth = 119.97 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 20:11:15 / August 19, 2017 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT. 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 96 km NNW of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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