A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 127 km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:30:37 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 19:30:37 / February 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dayg. Unique identifier: us2000dayg. Exact location of event, longitude 103.0021 East, latitude -5.9015 South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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