A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 224 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (139 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:34:52 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000bbyl. Event ids that are associated: us6000bbyl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 14:34:52 / August 4, 2020 @ 2:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 236.84 km (147 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 129.9255 East, latitude -5.101 South, depth = 236.84 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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