A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 199 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia (124 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 13:40:27 / February 2, 2016 @ 1:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 332.76 km (207 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.6225 East, latitude -5.4691 South, depth = 332.76 km. The temblor was detected at 22:40:27 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004y40. Id of event: us20004y40.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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