A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 15:02:38 / February 14, 2021 @ 3:02 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:02:38 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 123.4047° East, -10.529° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djf9. Unique identifier: us6000djf9.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kupang (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 45 km SSW of Kupang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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