A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 17:42:48 / April 7, 2020 @ 5:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70008qtj. Event ids that are associated: us70008qtj. The temblor was reported at 02:42:48 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.65 km (87 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.5807 East, latitude -7.5529 South, depth = 140.65 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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