A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (97 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 129.8935° East, latitude -7.9471° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 15:00:35 / March 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008b4h. Unique identifier: us60008b4h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:00:35 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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