A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 222 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia (138 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 12:00:03 / February 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 138.9104 East, latitude -4.6168 South, depth = 72.54 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:00:03 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008iga. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008iga. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72.54 km (45 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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