A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 246 km ENE of Enarotali, Indonesia (153 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.4094 East, latitude -3.0997 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 03:22:23 / October 4, 2019 @ 3:22 am. The temblor was detected at 12:22:23 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tgd. Id of event: us70005tgd.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 246 km ENE of Enarotali, Indonesia.
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