A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 35 km NNW of Piru, Indonesia (22 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.86 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:45:46 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a1sz. Event ids that are associated: us2000a1sz. Exact location of event, longitude 128.1219 East, latitude -2.7529 South, depth = 77.86 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 12:45:46 / July 23, 2017 @ 12:45 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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