A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 293 km S of Ambon, Indonesia (182 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 305.74 km (190 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:55:20 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 128.6207 East, latitude -6.3105 South, depth = 305.74 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 08:55:20 / January 21, 2021 @ 8:55 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000d1zk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1zk.
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 two and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 293 km S of Ambon, Indonesia.
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