A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 139 km NNW of Sorong, Indonesia (86 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 130.5747° East, latitude 0.1731° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 02:19:47 / October 18, 2020 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:19:47 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000cbhb. Event ids that are associated: us6000cbhb.
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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