A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Flores region, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Flores region, Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.8517 East, latitude -8.5715 South, depth = 176.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:38:03 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 03:38:03 / January 17, 2021 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 176.8 km (110 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d3f5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3f5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maumere, Ende. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Flores region, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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