A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 257 km W of Tual, Indonesia (160 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 04:27:22 / January 20, 2021 @ 4:27 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.46 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 130.4337° East, latitude -5.8° South, depth = 110.46 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:27:22 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dcnh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcnh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 257 km W of Tual, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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