A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (69 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:25:56 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007ln5. Event ids that are associated: us70007ln5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 19:25:56 / February 8, 2020 @ 7:25 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 129.8468° East, -2.9573° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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