A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 76 km NE of Taniwel, Indonesia (47 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:26:16 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.8606 East, latitude -2.2845 South, depth = 54.31 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.31 km (34 miles). Event id: us20008kjj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kjj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 19:26:16 / February 7, 2017 @ 7:26 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. 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: 76 km NE of Taniwel, Indonesia.
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