A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 21:57:37 / February 7, 2021 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.2503 East, latitude -3.0328 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dffn. Unique identifier: us6000dffn. The temblor was picked up at 21:57:37 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km NE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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