A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Papua, Indonesia (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 88.85 km (55 miles). Event id: us7000d2zs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2zs. Exact location of earthquake, 138.5892° East, -4.7507° South, depth 88.85 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:49:42 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 21:49:42 / January 24, 2021 @ 9:49 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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