A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 231 km WNW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia (144 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:31:06 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20004z2a. Event ids that are associated: us20004z2a. Exact location of event, depth 29.51 km, 96.996° East, -0.5469° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.51 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 20:31:06 / February 5, 2016 @ 8:31 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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