A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 133 km ENE of Watubuku, Indonesia (83 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.8898 East, latitude -8.2239 South, depth = 174.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 00:50:09 / September 6, 2016 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 174.77 km (109 miles). Event id: us10006nyy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006nyy. The temblor was picked up at 08:50:09 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 133 km ENE of Watubuku, Indonesia.
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