A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Bima in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.71 km (56 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:12:35 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 23:12:35 / December 31, 2020 @ 11:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 118.8809° East, -9.2076° South, depth 89.71 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d4nn. Event ids that are associated: us6000d4nn.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bima.
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 84 km SSE of Bima, Indonesia.
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