A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 257 km SSE of Leksula, Indonesia (160 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 127.3215 East, latitude -5.961 South, depth = 459.83 km. Event id: us1000d4rt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4rt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 459.83 km (286 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:39:43 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 21:39:43 / March 6, 2018 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 257 km SSE of Leksula, Indonesia.
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