A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 137 km NNW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia (85 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:50:15 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 98.6199° East, 0.0698° North, depth 35.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.5 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 17:50:15 / August 1, 2017 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000a3dp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3dp.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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