A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Banda Sea (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wjg. Unique identifier: us10008wjg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.0067 East, latitude -6.6673 South, depth = 296.97 km. Global time and date of event 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 14:36:28 / May 23, 2017 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:36:28 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 296.97 km (185 miles).
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 four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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