A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 163.44 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 128.6229° East, latitude -7.4952° South, depth = 163.44 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:41:15 / 2:41 pm (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: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 05:41:15 / August 16, 2019 @ 5:41 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700058e0. Id of event: us700058e0.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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