A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 214 km WSW of Ambon, Indonesia (133 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 320.06 km (199 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 02:29:23 / January 7, 2021 @ 2:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:29:23 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3222 East, latitude -4.2312 South, depth = 320.06 km. Unique identifier: us7000d0da. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0da.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 214 km WSW of Ambon, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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