A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Sofifi in Indonesia on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 02:50:54 / January 15, 2021 @ 2:50 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 139.53 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d06u. Unique identifier: us7000d06u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.2743 East, latitude -0.0003 South, depth = 139.53 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:50:54 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). 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 Ternate, Sofifi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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