A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Ruteng in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 28.53 km, 120.3733° East, -8.1454° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.53 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2ds. Id of event: us7000d2ds. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:03:21 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 00:03:21 / January 14, 2021 @ 12:03 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km N of Ruteng, Indonesia.
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