A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 214 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (133 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:03:19 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mkk. Id of event: us20008mkk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 00:03:19 / February 27, 2017 @ 12:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.77 km (47 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8654 East, latitude 3.2912 North, depth = 75.77 km.
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 six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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