A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Banda Sea (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 129.786° East, -6.5931° South, depth 149.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 149.87 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:50:09 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 09:50:09 / January 20, 2021 @ 9:50 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1lv. Id of event: us7000d1lv.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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