A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 90 km NNW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia (56 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 98.5844 East, latitude -0.4115 South, depth = 36.71 km. Id of earthquake: us1000jcag. Event ids that are associated: us1000jcag. The temblor was detected at 20:46:42 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/19 / 2019-02-26 13:46:42 / February 26, 2019 @ 1:46 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.71 km (23 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 90 km NNW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia.
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