A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 232 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (144 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 247.68 km, 129.2463° East, -5.5853° South. The temblor was reported at 08:23:31 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 23:23:31 / February 10, 2020 @ 11:23 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007rxr. Id of event: us70007rxr. 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 247.68 km (154 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 232 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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