A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Tegal in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 19:05:34 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d6ip. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6ip. Exact location of event, depth 229.26 km, 109.2315° East, -6.6914° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 229.26 km (142 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 19:05:34 / January 7, 2021 @ 7:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wangon, Banyumas, Arjawinangun (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Pekalongan (c. 257 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cirebon (c. 254 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tegal (c. 237 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Pemalang (c. 184 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Plumbon (c. 167 100 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km NNE of Tegal, Indonesia.
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