A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km SW of Biha, Indonesia (81 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us20008tra. Event ids that are associated: us20008tra. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 14:52:26 / March 14, 2017 @ 2:52 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:52:26 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 103.2388° East, -6.2109° South, depth 20.65 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.65 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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