A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km NNW of Kendari, Indonesia (89 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 21:53:35 / January 3, 2021 @ 9:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:53:35 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5bq. Id of event: us6000d5bq. Exact location, longitude 122.1993° East, latitude -2.7074° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 144 km NNW of Kendari, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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