A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Detuwane in Indonesia on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/12/16 / 2016-12-27 14:34:32 / December 27, 2016 @ 2:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007n16. Id of event: us10007n16. The epicenter was at a depth of 205.97 km (128 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:34:32 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 205.97 km, 121.7851° East, -8.2275° South.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ende, Maumere (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km N of Detuwane, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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