A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Papua, Indonesia (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:33:22 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 138.162 East, latitude -4.4437 South, depth = 157.58 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 157.58 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 06:33:22 / January 2, 2021 @ 6:33 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000d4y4. Event ids that are associated: us6000d4y4.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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