A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Sorong in Indonesia on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 10:04:31 / February 20, 2021 @ 10:04 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:04:31 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 131.0431° East, -0.7381° South. Event id: us6000djp0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djp0.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sorong (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Sorong (c. 125 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 28 km WNW of Sorong, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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