A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sindanglaut in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 05:19:53 / January 13, 2020 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:19:53 / 12:19 pm (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, 106.1728° East, -7.1159° South, depth 63.35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007eus. Id of event: us60007eus. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.35 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuan, Pandeglang, Bogor. The epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Rangkasbitung (c. 126 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km SSW of Sindanglaut, Indonesia.
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