A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 01:33:32 / December 22, 2020 @ 1:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5hd. Unique identifier: us6000d5hd. Exact location, longitude 128.432° East, latitude -2.9402° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:33:32 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon, Amahai (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km NW of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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