A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 92 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (57 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 18:56:44 / January 8, 2016 @ 6:56 pm. Event id: us10004cem. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004cem. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.41 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:56:44 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.9381° East, latitude -4.3575° South, depth = 144.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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