A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tanahsong Daya in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 08:20:54 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 116.1761 East, latitude -8.2887 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009kuf. Unique identifier: us70009kuf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 00:20:54 / May 12, 2020 @ 12:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Klungkung (c. 27 800 pop). Nearby 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 Klungkung, Karangasem, Praya.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 6 km N of Tanahsong Daya, Indonesia.
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