A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 11:56:18 / January 5, 2021 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000d5r8. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5r8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:56:18 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 123.8278 East, latitude -10.4106 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearby 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 Soe, Kupang. Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 35 km SE of Kupang, Indonesia.
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