A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.1931° East, -7.6641° South, depth 114.88 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008tbj. Id of event: us20008tbj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 114.88 km (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:55:57 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 15:55:57 / March 20, 2017 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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