A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 111 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 04:00:54 / February 15, 2020 @ 4:00 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70007u69. Event ids that are associated: us70007u69. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.8428 East, latitude -2.9402 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:54 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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