A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.01 km (26 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 17:00:00 / September 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000bmqx. Event ids that are associated: us7000bmqx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.2365 East, latitude -2.0931 South, depth = 42.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:00:00 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km NNE of Mamuju, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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