A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (126 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.95 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 47.95 km, 130.7359° East, -3.3404° South. Id of earthquake: us70006r96. Event ids that are associated: us70006r96. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 16:59:54 / December 26, 2019 @ 4:59 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:59:54 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 202 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
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