A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ruteng in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 11:38:38 / January 27, 2021 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:38:38 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000def1. Unique identifier: us6000def1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 177.27 km (110 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.4981 East, latitude -8.4555 South, depth = 177.27 km.
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng (min 5000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km NNE of Ruteng, Indonesia.
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