A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 240 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (149 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000app5. Event ids that are associated: us1000app5. Exact location, longitude 130.2908° East, latitude -6.0295° South, depth = 114.71 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/17 / 2017-10-03 13:06:28 / October 3, 2017 @ 1:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.71 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:06:28 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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