A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Piru in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.9933 East, latitude -3.0464 South, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 04:41:17 / January 14, 2020 @ 4:41 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:41:17 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007hcj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007hcj.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambon (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km W of Piru, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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