A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Banda Sea (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 224.18 km (139 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 18:21:00 / February 17, 2021 @ 6:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 129.808° East, -6.1436° South, depth 224.18 km. The temblor was reported at 18:21:00 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dkf2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkf2.
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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