A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 241 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (150 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 04:40:30 / April 2, 2016 @ 4:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.2113° East, latitude 3.8994° North, depth = 67.28 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.28 km (42 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005e2e. Unique identifier: us20005e2e. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:40:30 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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