A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 140 km E of Manokwari, Indonesia (87 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:00:20 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.3 km (42 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 18:00:20 / April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008l3g. Id of event: us10008l3g. Exact location of event, depth 68.3 km, 135.3432° East, -0.8459° South.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 140 km E of Manokwari, Indonesia.
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