A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.83 km (12 miles). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:35:50 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 06:35:50 / January 14, 2021 @ 6:35 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d882. Id of event: us6000d882. Exact location of event, depth 18.83 km, 118.8931° East, -2.9688° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rantepao, Polewali, Majene (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 31 km S of Mamuju, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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