A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Banda Sea (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 128.4849° East, latitude -6.4276° South, depth = 300.73 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:10:00 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/18 / 2018-01-20 13:10:00 / January 20, 2018 @ 1:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 300.73 km (187 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000clsq. Unique identifier: us2000clsq.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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