A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 237 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (147 miles). Global time and date of event 15/09/19 / 2019-09-15 06:42:39 / September 15, 2019 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 154.96 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6633 East, latitude -6.5706 South, depth = 154.96 km. Event id: us60005m97. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005m97. The temblor was detected at 15:42:39 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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