A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 116 km NNW of Laiwui, Indonesia (72 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 83.08 km (52 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000at3c. Id of event: us2000at3c. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.2258 East, latitude -0.3933 South, depth = 83.08 km. The temblor was detected at 22:28:52 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 13:28:52 / September 22, 2017 @ 1:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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