A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 128.0291 East, latitude -7.2366 South, depth = 178.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000abnp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abnp. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:06:13 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 15:06:13 / August 21, 2017 @ 3:06 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.71 km (111 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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