A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 300 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (186 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.35 km (87 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:30:30 / 6:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007s28. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007s28. Exact location, longitude 128.6494° East, latitude -7.3905° South, depth = 139.35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 21:30:30 / February 17, 2020 @ 9:30 pm.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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