A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Owen Fracture Zone region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:24:02 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 58.2511° East, 11.8812° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000arms. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000arms. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/17 / 2017-10-08 09:24:02 / October 8, 2017 @ 9:24 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Owen Fracture Zone region. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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