A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:32:52 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d0im. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0im. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 23:32:52 / January 15, 2021 @ 11:32 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 118.9456 East, latitude -2.9349 South, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Polewali, Majene, Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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