A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Ambon in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 03:46:38 / January 12, 2021 @ 3:46 am. Id of earthquake: us6000d7mw. Event ids that are associated: us6000d7mw. Exact location of event, depth 202 km, 127.6643° East, -4.0566° South. The temblor was picked up at 03:46:38 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 202 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 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 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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