A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Bukittinggi in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 99.9167° East, 0.3185° North, depth 34.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.2 km (21 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:50:44 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 06:50:44 / December 27, 2020 @ 6:50 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d6e7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6e7.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Bukittinggi (c. 98 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bukittinggi (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km NW of Bukittinggi, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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