A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 198 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (123 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 08:27:33 / September 1, 2016 @ 8:27 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73.79 km (46 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:27:33 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 73.79 km, 126.6641° East, 2.9036° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006j99. Unique identifier: us10006j99.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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