A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Banda Sea (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 258.49 km (161 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:06:40 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a5y8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5y8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 21:06:40 / August 2, 2017 @ 9:06 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 128.5676 East, latitude -6.4728 South, depth = 258.49 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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