A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Mentawai region, Indonesia (0 miles) on Friday. Event id: us6000b2tu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2tu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.3222 East, latitude -1.4008 South, depth = 26.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.8 km (17 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:15:13 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 17:15:13 / July 17, 2020 @ 5:15 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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