A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 226 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (140 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 11:24:59 / March 8, 2018 @ 11:24 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d1eq. Unique identifier: us1000d1eq. Exact location of event, longitude 130.9542 East, latitude -3.3444 South, depth = 40.96 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.96 km (25 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:24:59 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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