A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 17:12:29 / September 19, 2017 @ 5:12 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 158.11 km (98 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.1444° East, -7.5033° South, depth 158.11 km. The temblor was detected at 02:12:29 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000aqxe. Event ids that are associated: us2000aqxe.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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