A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70007pja. Event ids that are associated: us70007pja. The temblor was reported at 02:17:04 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.5454° East, latitude -7.3924° South, depth = 159.67 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 17:17:04 / February 13, 2020 @ 5:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 159.67 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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