A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3kg. Unique identifier: us7000d3kg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 03:13:24 / January 27, 2021 @ 3:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 123.8047° East, latitude -10.4875° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 03:13:24 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Kupang (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km SSE of Kupang, Indonesia.
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