A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 92 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10.94 km, 133.8028° East, -5.0444° South. Id of earthquake: us10004gdk. Event ids that are associated: us10004gdk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 15:45:19 / January 18, 2016 @ 3:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.94 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:45:19 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen 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 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia.
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