A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 163 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (101 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:10:53 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20004h41. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004h41. The epicenter was at a depth of 87.71 km (55 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 23:10:53 / December 10, 2015 @ 11:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.0901 East, latitude -4.2233 South, depth = 87.71 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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