A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Sumbawa Besar in Indonesia. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:09:10 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d2qg. Unique identifier: us6000d2qg. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.05 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 105.05 km, 117.3795° East, -9.0262° South. 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: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 22:09:10 / December 24, 2020 @ 10:09 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 59 km S of Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia.
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