A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 237 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (147 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/08/19 / 2019-08-06 23:39:30 / August 6, 2019 @ 11:39 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:39:30 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 131.0409° East, -3.5689° South. Unique identifier: us600054zk. Ids that are associated to the event: us600054zk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 237 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
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