A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Banda Sea (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 10:40:21 / February 18, 2021 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:40:21 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dims. Event ids that are associated: us6000dims. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 148.3 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.7358 East, latitude -6.9868 South, depth = 148.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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