A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Kotabumi in Indonesia on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 02:12:48 / January 13, 2021 @ 2:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d24b. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d24b. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:12:48 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 187.63 km (117 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 104.7258° East, latitude -4.586° South, depth = 187.63 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Metro (c. 149 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Baturaja (c. 134 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Terbanggi Besar (c. 52 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kotabumi (c. 42 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Metro, Baturaja, Terbanggi Besar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km NNW of Kotabumi, Indonesia.
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