A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 83 km S of Biha, Indonesia (52 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:17:39 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008qrg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008qrg. Global time and date of event 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 16:17:39 / May 2, 2017 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 104.1214 East, latitude -6.0782 South, depth = 53.06 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.06 km (33 miles).
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 twenty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km S of Biha, Indonesia.
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