A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 236 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (147 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:36:58 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 18:36:58 / January 11, 2016 @ 6:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 66.1 km, 126.9639° East, 3.5924° North. Event id: us10004ex1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ex1. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.1 km (41 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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