A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 248 km SSW of Sidorukun, Indonesia (154 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:08:25 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/17 / 2017-12-21 18:08:25 / December 21, 2017 @ 6:08 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 113.6408 East, latitude -10.7883 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c12y. Id of event: us1000c12y.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 248 km SSW of Sidorukun, Indonesia.
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