A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Kotabumi in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 02:23:02 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000861d. Unique identifier: us1000861d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 138.64 km (86 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 19:23:02 / February 21, 2017 @ 7:23 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 104.6152 East, latitude -4.8705 South, depth = 138.64 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Metro, Terbanggi Besar, Kotabumi (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Metro (c. 149 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Terbanggi Besar (c. 52 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Kotabumi (c. 42 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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