A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Territory, Australia (0 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005j49. Unique identifier: us10005j49. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 129.939 East, latitude -25.5296 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:38:36 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 09:08:36 / May 21, 2016 @ 9:08 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Northern Territory, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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