A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 250 km S of Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia (155 miles) on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:28:06 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 15:28:06 / February 8, 2021 @ 3:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dh3j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh3j. Exact location of earthquake, 117.2501° East, -10.755° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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