A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 214 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (133 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wm2. Unique identifier: us20009wm2. The temblor was reported at 03:49:55 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 18:49:55 / July 15, 2017 @ 6:49 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 163.98 km (102 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.9649 East, latitude -6.5582 South, depth = 163.98 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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