A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 157 km S of Manokwari, Indonesia (98 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 00:45:38 / February 9, 2020 @ 12:45 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.55 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 134.1417 East, latitude -2.2884 South, depth = 29.55 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:45:38 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007ltf. Event ids that are associated: us70007ltf.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 157 km S of Manokwari, Indonesia.
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