A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 128 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia (80 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 133.9654° East, -4.6285° South, depth 38.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.44 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 11:00:16 / February 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:00:16 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008mx7. Event ids that are associated: us20008mx7.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 128 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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