A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Banda Sea (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.5658° East, latitude -6.6603° South, depth = 409.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 409.88 km (255 miles). Unique identifier: us60008g1u. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008g1u. Global time and date of event 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 12:42:45 / March 15, 2020 @ 12:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:42:45 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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