A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 230 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (143 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 222.37 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.0327 East, latitude -5.098 South, depth = 222.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 05:43:32 / December 29, 2020 @ 5:43 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3wz. Id of event: us6000d3wz. The temblor was detected at 05:43:32 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 230 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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