A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 258 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (160 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147.45 km (92 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:48:38 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hj3y. Event ids that are associated: us1000hj3y. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.2191 East, latitude -6.9121 South, depth = 147.45 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/18 / 2018-10-24 22:48:38 / October 24, 2018 @ 10:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 258 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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