A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 04:09:11 / December 17, 2020 @ 4:09 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:09:11 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 129.7394° East, -8.0379° South. Id of earthquake: us6000d1vq. Event ids that are associated: us6000d1vq.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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