A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Palue in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 20:03:00 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 12:03:00 / June 20, 2017 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 225.11 km (140 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 225.11 km, 122.7572° East, -8.0269° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009npe. Id of event: us20009npe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maumere. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km N of Palue, Indonesia.
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