A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 209 km SSE of Besisora, Indonesia (130 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:56:42 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 09:56:42 / April 7, 2018 @ 9:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 117.2735° East, -10.7033° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000dvz9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dvz9.
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 three 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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