A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 148 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia (92 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:52:02 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.76 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 14:52:02 / January 21, 2020 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4287 East, latitude 1.9333 North, depth = 28.76 km. Id of earthquake: us60007lg9. Event ids that are associated: us60007lg9.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 148 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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