A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Northern Territory, Australia (0 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us10006ggk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006ggk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 14:39:24 / August 19, 2016 @ 2:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.7513 East, latitude -25.5758 South, depth = 15 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:09:24 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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