A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km NNW of Boroko, Indonesia (62 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us20008hen. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008hen. Exact location of earthquake, 122.9222° East, 1.7361° North, depth 398 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 398 km (247 miles). Global time and date of event 20/01/17 / 2017-01-20 17:04:37 / January 20, 2017 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:04:37 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six 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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