A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 08:25:38 / February 3, 2021 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:25:38 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000de4n. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000de4n. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 118.9644° East, -3.0087° South.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Polewali, Majene, Mamuju (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 37 km SSE of Mamuju, Indonesia.
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