A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 222 km N of Palu, Indonesia (138 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dihg. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dihg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 21:34:44 / February 17, 2021 @ 9:34 pm. Exact location, longitude 120.1789° East, latitude 1.0834° North, depth = 35 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:34:44 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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