A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 193 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (120 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.4233 East, latitude -5.1363 South, depth = 178.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:15:46 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.37 km (111 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007u9i. Event ids that are associated: us70007u9i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 07:15:46 / February 17, 2020 @ 7:15 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 193 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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