A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km NNW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia (97 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ddf. Id of event: us10004ddf. Global time and date of event 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 23:07:53 / January 1, 2016 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.32 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 139.8842 East, latitude -4.7301 South, depth = 15.32 km. The temblor was reported at 08:07:53 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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