A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Sinjai in Indonesia on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 03:33:50 / December 2, 2020 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:33:50 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cn2a. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cn2a. Exact location of earthquake, 120.6056° East, -5.6835° South, depth 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinjai. Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Sinjai (c. 40 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 73 km SSE of Sinjai, Indonesia.
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