A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:55:40 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.5415° East, latitude -7.475° South, depth = 127.83 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.83 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10004t9e. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004t9e. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 03:55:40 / February 28, 2016 @ 3:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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