A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 247 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (153 miles) on Sunday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:07:17 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 01:07:17 / September 2, 2018 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000h6r0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h6r0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 103.0632° East, -7.3501° South, depth 10.7 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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