A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 73 km WSW of Lemito, Indonesia (45 miles). 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 158.47 km (98 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 121.0113° East, 0.1937° North, depth 158.47 km. Event id: us70009nil. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nil. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 19:20:00 / May 18, 2020 @ 7:20 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:00 / 3:20 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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