A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 216 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (134 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60008b48. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b48. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 122.1 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:17:23 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 06:17:23 / March 2, 2020 @ 6:17 am. Exact location, longitude 129.8955° East, latitude -6.6016° South, depth = 122.1 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 216 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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