A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 274 km SW of Waingapu, Indonesia (170 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000def6. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000def6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:08 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 118.5098° East, -11.4291° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 21:48:08 / January 27, 2021 @ 9:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 274 km SW of Waingapu, Indonesia.
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