A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 115 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (71 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:22:46 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007bsl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007bsl. Exact location of event, depth 46.88 km, 126.3642° East, 1.0613° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.88 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 15:22:46 / November 23, 2016 @ 3:22 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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