A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia (0 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 01:27:21 / September 17, 2020 @ 1:27 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bzp1. Id of event: us6000bzp1. The temblor was reported at 01:27:21 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 167.53 km (104 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 167.53 km, 129.5831° East, -7.0485° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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