A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 211 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (131 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6945 East, latitude -6.9369 South, depth = 170.91 km. The temblor was detected at 07:05:07 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004zun. Unique identifier: us20004zun. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 22:05:07 / February 12, 2016 @ 10:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 170.91 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 211 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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