A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Kampungbajo in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 212.78 km (132 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 120.0016° East, latitude -8.0299° South, depth = 212.78 km. The temblor was detected at 10:44:39 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600084q0. Unique identifier: us600084q0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 02:44:39 / February 21, 2020 @ 2:44 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). 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 Ruteng, Labuhanbajo.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 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: 38 km NNW of Kampungbajo, Indonesia.
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