A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 246 km S of Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia (153 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:39:24 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 106.1741 East, latitude -9.1805 South, depth = 10 km. 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: 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 21:39:24 / December 16, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. Event id: us7000cs7s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs7s.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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