A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 121 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (75 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 62.24 km (39 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006mgb. Unique identifier: us10006mgb. Exact location, longitude 127.0816° East, latitude 2.3103° North, depth = 62.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 12:13:56 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:13 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:13:56 / 8:13 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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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