A earthquake with magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 18:28:18 / January 14, 2021 @ 6:28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.36 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 118.9241° East, latitude -3.0046° South, depth = 18.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000d030. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d030. The temblor was picked up at 18:28:18 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rantepao, Polewali, Majene (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 36 km S of Mamuju, Indonesia.
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