A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 298 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (185 miles). Exact location, longitude 128.9485° East, latitude -6.6568° South, depth = 210.78 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/17 / 2017-05-27 07:04:29 / May 27, 2017 @ 7:04 am. 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: us10008x67. Id of event: us10008x67. The temblor was detected at 16:04:29 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.78 km (131 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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