A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Banda Sea (0 miles). Global time and date of event 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 14:37:13 / February 23, 2021 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:37:13 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 124.02 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000ddy1. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddy1. Exact location of earthquake, 130.0077° East, -6.8741° South, depth 124.02 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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