A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 00:25:24 / January 15, 2021 @ 12:25 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 118.8828° East, -2.9921° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000d2f9. Event ids that are associated: us7000d2f9. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:25:24 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Polewali, Majene, Mamuju. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km S of Mamuju, Indonesia.
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