A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 277 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (172 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 79.3 km, 127.8473° East, 4.2349° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.3 km (49 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/16 / 2016-03-16 12:15:43 / March 16, 2016 @ 12:15 pm. Unique identifier: us20005asm. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005asm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:15:43 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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