A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 250 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia (155 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006k1r. Id of event: us10006k1r. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 07:18:50 / September 1, 2016 @ 7:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.9824 East, latitude -5.8289 South, depth = 264.62 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 264.62 km (164 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:18:50 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter).
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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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