A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (175 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 128.8225 East, latitude -7.3746 South, depth = 126.84 km. Id of earthquake: us600089jn. Event ids that are associated: us600089jn. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:34:18 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 02:34:18 / February 27, 2020 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT. 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 126.84 km (79 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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