A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Banda Sea (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 316.2 km (196 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.1083 East, latitude -6.5518 South, depth = 316.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 08:45:51 / February 4, 2017 @ 8:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hmn. Id of event: us20008hmn. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:51 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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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: Banda Sea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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