A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Soe in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.3151 East, latitude -10.4557 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:54:35 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60007liy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007liy. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 17:54:35 / January 22, 2020 @ 5:54 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kupang, Soe.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 65 km S of Soe, Indonesia.
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