A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 151 km N of Dobo, Indonesia (94 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:14:35 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jbz2. Id of event: us2000jbz2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/19 / 2019-01-19 05:14:35 / January 19, 2019 @ 5:14 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 134.1151 East, latitude -4.4038 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 151 km N of Dobo, Indonesia.
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