A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 139 km W of Tual, Indonesia (86 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c89u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c89u. Exact location, longitude 131.4992° East, latitude -5.516° South, depth = 35 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:41:30 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 21:41:30 / October 9, 2020 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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