A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 144 km NNE of Saumlaki, Indonesia (89 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:47:22 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 12:47:22 / February 3, 2016 @ 12:47 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 131.9531 East, latitude -6.8031 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us20004y58. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004y58.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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