A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 34 km WSW of Dinjo, Indonesia (21 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 118.7175 East, latitude -9.7108 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:27:46 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007q1u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q1u. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 23:27:46 / February 6, 2020 @ 11:27 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km WSW of Dinjo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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