A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Taniwel in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 129.0256 East, latitude -2.6231 South, depth = 44.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 03:18:33 / April 1, 2018 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.1 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000dwyf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwyf. The temblor was detected at 12:18:33 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 66 km ENE of Taniwel, Indonesia.
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