A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 215 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (134 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us10004dhr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dhr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 160.85 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:28:15 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 130.4568 East, latitude -6.2057 South, depth = 160.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 16:28:15 / January 2, 2016 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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