A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 155 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (96 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.0503 East, latitude 2.7484 North, depth = 72.99 km. Event id: us10008wj1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wj1. The temblor was picked up at 11:16:58 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 72.99 km (45 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 03:16:58 / May 23, 2017 @ 3:16 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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