A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 282 km WSW of Ambon, Indonesia (175 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 16:11:46 / February 15, 2021 @ 4:11 pm. Exact location, longitude 125.8277° East, latitude -4.6662° South, depth = 442.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djgl. Unique identifier: us6000djgl. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:11:46 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 442.3 km (275 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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