A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 224 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (139 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 22:40:02 / April 15, 2018 @ 10:40 pm. Exact location of event, depth 173.16 km, 130.0091° East, -6.3931° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 173.16 km (108 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0q5. Id of event: us2000e0q5. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:40:02 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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