A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Halmahera, Indonesia (0 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a59i. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a59i. Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 23:35:20 / August 5, 2017 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.18 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:35:20 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 29.18 km, 129.9524° East, -0.6057° South.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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