A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Banda Sea (0 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us2000akwr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akwr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:33:40 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 213.98 km (133 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 213.98 km, 129.617° East, -5.1938° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 17:33:40 / September 12, 2017 @ 5:33 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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