A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 169 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (105 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:56:36 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bluv. Event ids that are associated: us2000bluv. Exact location, longitude 139.0833° East, latitude -2.918° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 00:56:36 / November 11, 2017 @ 12:56 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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