A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km SSW of Luwuk, Indonesia (68 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d551. Event ids that are associated: us6000d551. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:59:26 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 13:59:26 / January 2, 2021 @ 1:59 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 122.5472° East, latitude -1.9216° South, depth = 10 km.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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. 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: 110 km SSW of Luwuk, Indonesia.
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