A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Molucca Sea (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.46 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 18:10:12 / May 20, 2017 @ 6:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tv3. Unique identifier: us10008tv3. The temblor was picked up at 18:10:12 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.6295 East, latitude 0.034 North, depth = 56.46 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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