A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 77 km N of Nebe, Indonesia (48 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 260.64 km (162 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:59:12 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 122.4943° East, latitude -7.7759° South, depth = 260.64 km. Global time and date of event 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 00:59:12 / January 29, 2017 @ 12:59 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vzr. Id of event: us10007vzr.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km N of Nebe, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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