A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 162 km NNE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island (101 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 12:11:51 / February 4, 2017 @ 12:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 106.0735 East, latitude -9.0096 South, depth = 37.1 km. Event id: us20008kfm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kfm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.1 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:11:51 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 162 km NNE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island.
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