A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 259 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (161 miles) on Tuesday. 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 149.14 km (93 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:24:23 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/12/18 / 2018-12-04 00:24:23 / December 4, 2018 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i4ae. Unique identifier: us1000i4ae. Exact location, longitude 129.0682° East, latitude -7.2646° South, depth = 149.14 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six 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. 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: 259 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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