A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 218 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (135 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005i8z. Id of event: us20005i8z. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 01:29:51 / April 6, 2016 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.43 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 127.0947° East, latitude 3.4781° North, depth = 60.43 km. The temblor was detected at 09:29:51 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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