A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 15:01:49 / August 1, 2017 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.412 East, latitude -7.4421 South, depth = 141.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:01:49 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a5jn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5jn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 141.32 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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