A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Tomohon in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.22 km (80 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 16:10:10 / January 17, 2021 @ 4:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 128.22 km, 124.3601° East, 0.6734° North. Event id: us7000d3fr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3fr. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:10:10 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomohon (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km SW of Tomohon, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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