A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 282 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (175 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.808 East, latitude -5.8887 South, depth = 146.22 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 146.22 km (91 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 23:39:33 / February 10, 2020 @ 11:39 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007rxs. Id of event: us70007rxs. The temblor was picked up at 08:39:33 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 282 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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