A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 268 km W of Tual, Indonesia (167 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:02:42 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.45 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.3607 East, latitude -6.022 South, depth = 139.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dja0. Unique identifier: us6000dja0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 06:02:42 / February 12, 2021 @ 6:02 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 268 km W of Tual, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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