A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 238 km WNW of Tual, Indonesia (148 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003bzr. Id of event: us70003bzr. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:18:44 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 15:18:44 / April 16, 2019 @ 3:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 130.7571° East, -4.8599° South, depth 61.81 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.81 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 238 km WNW of Tual, Indonesia.
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