A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.4832 East, latitude -10.5003 South, depth = 43.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.37 km (27 miles). 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: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 14:38:02 / February 13, 2021 @ 2:38 pm. Unique identifier: us6000djdc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djdc. The temblor was reported at 14:38:02 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kupang (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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