A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Molucca Sea (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.7591 East, latitude 0.0103 North, depth = 64.21 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:48:08 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 64.21 km (40 miles). Unique identifier: us20005dw6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005dw6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/16 / 2016-03-27 12:48:08 / March 27, 2016 @ 12:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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