A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcv9. Id of event: us6000dcv9. Exact location of event, depth 52.1 km, 118.9544° East, -2.9991° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.1 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:55:39 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 11:55:39 / January 21, 2021 @ 11:55 am.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Polewali, Majene, Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km SSE of Mamuju, Indonesia.
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