A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported Sulawesi, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Sulawesi, Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.9493 East, latitude -3.0115 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:38:37 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 06:38:37 / January 14, 2021 @ 6:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2dv. Unique identifier: us7000d2dv.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 105 km (66 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rantepao, Polewali, Majene.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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