A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 149 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (93 miles). Unique identifier: us10004e0l. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004e0l. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 103.5239° East, -6.584° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:07:21 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 21:07:21 / January 4, 2016 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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