A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Banda Sea (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 10:17:06 / September 4, 2016 @ 10:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 415.94 km (258 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006kb6. Event ids that are associated: us10006kb6. The temblor was reported at 10:17:06 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 127.3468° East, latitude -6.6184° South, depth = 415.94 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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