A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 123.2296° East, -10.3411° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:03:40 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djfs. Unique identifier: us6000djfs. 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: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 15:03:40 / February 14, 2021 @ 3:03 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kupang (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km WSW of Kupang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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