A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 238 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (148 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 16:36:49 / October 16, 2016 @ 4:36 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007fvi. Unique identifier: us20007fvi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 148.45 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:36:49 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 148.45 km, 129.5273° East, -6.7474° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 238 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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