A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Banda Sea (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 415.16 km (258 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 127.4109 East, latitude -6.5265 South, depth = 415.16 km. Event id: us2000a9fk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9fk. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:34:33 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 16:34:33 / August 15, 2017 @ 4:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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