A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 233 km E of Saumlaki, Indonesia (145 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.63 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:11:48 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 17:11:48 / February 4, 2016 @ 5:11 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20004x3m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004x3m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 14.63 km, 133.4325° East, -7.8943° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 233 km E of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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