A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Pali in Indonesia on Friday. Unique identifier: us2000jhfl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jhfl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164.21 km (102 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:39:09 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.1547 East, latitude -8.3665 South, depth = 164.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/19 / 2019-01-31 19:39:09 / January 31, 2019 @ 7:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar, Bima (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 17 km W of Pali, Indonesia.
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