A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 249 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (155 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.46 km (15 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004ex8. Event ids that are associated: us10004ex8. Exact location of earthquake, 127.1597° East, 3.8183° North, depth 23.46 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:09:47 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 22:09:47 / January 11, 2016 @ 10:09 pm. 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 quakes 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 fourteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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