A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 158 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (98 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dk5i. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dk5i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 139.2507° East, -2.954° South, depth 51.45 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.45 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:40:16 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 21:40:16 / February 16, 2021 @ 9:40 pm.
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 158 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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