A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 118.9474° East, latitude -3.0178° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000ddeg. Event ids that are associated: us6000ddeg. Global time and date of event 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 12:13:10 / January 31, 2021 @ 12:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:13:10 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Polewali, Majene, Mamuju.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ten 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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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. 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: 37 km S of Mamuju, Indonesia.
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