A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 15:41:26 / August 21, 2017 @ 3:41 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:41:26 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 150.96 km (94 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 129.2953° East, latitude -7.135° South, depth = 150.96 km. Id of earthquake: us2000abny. Event ids that are associated: us2000abny.
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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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