A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 278 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia (173 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 08:03:23 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.6882 East, latitude -6.2054 South, depth = 394.41 km. Unique identifier: us2000j2x7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2x7. The epicenter was at a depth of 394.41 km (245 miles). Global time and date of event 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 23:03:23 / December 23, 2018 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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