A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km SSW of Kotaagung, Indonesia (75 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 15:40:55 / March 21, 2020 @ 3:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.02 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70008dku. Event ids that are associated: us70008dku. The temblor was reported at 22:40:55 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.3437° East, -6.5461° South, depth 71.02 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 120 km SSW of Kotaagung, Indonesia.
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