A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 249 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (155 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.059 East, latitude -8.104 South, depth = 22.12 km. Global time and date of event 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 01:11:02 / February 22, 2020 @ 1:11 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600085a5. Id of event: us600085a5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.12 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:11:02 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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