A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 298 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (185 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 11:42:00 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 11:42:00 / February 16, 2021 @ 11:42 am. Unique identifier: us6000dk53. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dk53. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.18 km (97 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 129.8867° East, -5.8616° South, depth 156.18 km.
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 five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 298 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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