A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Tual in Indonesia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:31:54 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 01:31:54 / January 20, 2021 @ 1:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcna. Unique identifier: us6000dcna. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 132.4285 East, latitude -6.1418 South, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tual (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Tual (c. 39 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 67 km SSW of Tual, Indonesia.
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