A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 18:33:46 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 09:33:46 / February 26, 2017 @ 9:33 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 154.55 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100087b1. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087b1. Exact location of event, longitude 128.5199 East, latitude -7.4395 South, depth = 154.55 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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