A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 43 km NNE of Obelobel, Indonesia (27 miles) on Friday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:33:39 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/17 / 2017-05-12 14:33:39 / May 12, 2017 @ 2:33 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 268.26 km (167 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008tcq. Event ids that are associated: us10008tcq. Exact location, longitude 116.6363° East, latitude -7.8815° South, depth = 268.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 43 km NNE of Obelobel, Indonesia.
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