A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 145 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (90 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 05:41:55 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.36 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 21:41:55 / September 1, 2017 @ 9:41 pm. Event id: us2000adzp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adzp. Exact location of event, depth 35.36 km, 126.9698° East, 2.522° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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