A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 228 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (142 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.81 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 07:35:48 / August 1, 2017 @ 7:35 am. Event id: us2000a5kf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5kf. Exact location of earthquake, 129.3002° East, -7.4684° South, depth 126.81 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:35:48 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 228 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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