A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km NW of Piru, Indonesia (37 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:49:07 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.7544 East, latitude -2.7515 South, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 22:49:07 / April 6, 2018 @ 10:49 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us2000dvtm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvtm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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