A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km SSW of Manokwari, Indonesia (81 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 21:20:54 / March 10, 2017 @ 9:20 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:20:54 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100088bk. Ids that are associated to the event: us100088bk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.71 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 26.71 km, 133.4965° East, -1.8903° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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