A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Sorong in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 131.0616 East, latitude -1.048 South, depth = 10.36 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.36 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh0x. Id of event: us6000dh0x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 12:49:37 / February 12, 2021 @ 12:49 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:49:37 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sorong (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Sorong (c. 125 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SW of Sorong, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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