A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Batang in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 14:35:02 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 14:35:02 / January 13, 2021 @ 2:35 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 110.7542 East, latitude -5.7641 South, depth = 546.39 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 546.39 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000d24l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d24l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Batang (c. 115 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mlonggo (c. 33 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tayu (c. 26 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tayu, Mlonggo, Batang. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 79 km N of Batang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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