A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 175 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia (109 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.86 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100096tr. Event ids that are associated: us100096tr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:58:55 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 130.3062 East, latitude -4.0926 South, depth = 62.86 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 03:58:55 / July 5, 2017 @ 3:58 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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