A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 261 km WSW of Ambon, Indonesia (162 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 00:02:00 / January 2, 2021 @ 12:02 am. Event id: us6000d7ry. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7ry. Exact location of event, depth 428.71 km, 125.9564° East, -4.4696° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 428.71 km (266 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:02:00 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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