A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km N of Tual, Indonesia (66 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 132.7183 East, latitude -4.6542 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 18:32:57 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 18:32:57 / February 1, 2021 @ 6:32 pm. Unique identifier: us6000ddqn. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddqn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 107 km N of Tual, Indonesia.
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