A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.4019 East, latitude -2.9159 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 05:17:15 / January 30, 2021 @ 5:17 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000des0. Unique identifier: us6000des0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:17:15 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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