A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 248 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (154 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:13:11 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 20:13:11 / April 11, 2017 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10008gs6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008gs6. Exact location of event, longitude 126.853 East, latitude 3.6462 North, depth = 53.37 km. 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 53.37 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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