A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 75 km NNE of Sikabaluan, Indonesia (47 miles). Exact location of event, depth 58.41 km, 99.151° East, -0.4532° South. The temblor was reported at 21:23:19 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 14:23:19 / February 25, 2018 @ 2:23 pm. Event id: us2000dcwd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dcwd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.41 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 75 km NNE of Sikabaluan, Indonesia.
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