A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Babana in Indonesia on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 02:47:45 / January 17, 2018 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ck80. Event ids that are associated: us2000ck80. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.57 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:47:45 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.0907° East, latitude -2.2809° South, depth = 28.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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