A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 227 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia (141 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 127.8474 East, latitude -5.7638 South, depth = 393.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 393.3 km (244 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 18:57:20 / February 4, 2020 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:57:20 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007per. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007per.
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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