A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 256 km SW of Biha, Indonesia (159 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 24.26 km, 102.222° East, -6.7742° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.26 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:23:25 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 03:23:25 / February 20, 2016 @ 3:23 am. Id of earthquake: us10004r9f. Event ids that are associated: us10004r9f.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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