A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 226 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (140 miles) on Tuesday. 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 121.27 km (75 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:15:30 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008b4l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b4l. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 17:15:30 / March 2, 2020 @ 5:15 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 130.6011 East, latitude -6.0352 South, depth = 121.27 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 226 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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