A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 244 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (152 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.1526 East, latitude 3.7665 North, depth = 56.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.02 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20004x48. Event ids that are associated: us20004x48. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 13:05:23 / February 1, 2016 @ 1:05 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:05:23 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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