A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 21:00:39 / October 27, 2020 @ 9:00 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:00:39 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 119.3317° East, -2.1839° South, depth 12.99 km. Event id: us7000c831. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c831. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.99 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mamuju. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km NE of Mamuju, Indonesia.
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