A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 217 km ENE of Enarotali, Indonesia (135 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 138.1017° East, -3.038° South, depth 47.64 km. The temblor was detected at 06:01:08 / 6:01 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 earthquake 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 21:01:08 / October 20, 2019 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.64 km (30 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005wg1. Event ids that are associated: us70005wg1.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 217 km ENE of Enarotali, Indonesia.
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