A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 221 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (137 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:52:19 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.0242° East, latitude 3.7342° North, depth = 120.35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 17:52:19 / June 17, 2017 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 120.35 km (75 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009nah. Event ids that are associated: us20009nah.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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