A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 117 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (73 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 103.6511° East, -6.3248° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008e53. Unique identifier: us10008e53. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:55:16 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 19:55:16 / April 3, 2017 @ 7:55 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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