A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 253 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (157 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:44:38 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 179.17 km (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 21:44:38 / February 24, 2020 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 129.1873 East, latitude -7.1022 South, depth = 179.17 km. Event id: us70007w3y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007w3y.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 253 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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