A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 205 km E of Manokwari, Indonesia (127 miles). Id of earthquake: us60009beh. Event ids that are associated: us60009beh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 21:16:57 / April 18, 2020 @ 9:16 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:16:57 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 135.9263 East, latitude -0.7818 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 205 km E of Manokwari, Indonesia.
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