A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 175 km S of Tondano, Indonesia (109 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.0667° East, latitude -0.2745° South, depth = 72.16 km. The temblor was reported at 03:34:27 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3g1. Id of event: us7000d3g1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.16 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 03:34:27 / January 17, 2021 @ 3:34 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 175 km S of Tondano, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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