A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 233 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (145 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.87 km (54 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 130.6896 East, latitude -6.0665 South, depth = 86.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 10:49:14 / February 9, 2021 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000di24. Id of event: us6000di24. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:49:14 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 233 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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