A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (82 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.54 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 21:22:47 / February 3, 2017 @ 9:22 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:22:47 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008k92. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008k92. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9337 East, latitude 2.2464 North, depth = 55.54 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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