A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 237 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (147 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000abnf. Event ids that are associated: us2000abnf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.73 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 11:07:38 / August 21, 2017 @ 11:07 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:07:38 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.9936 East, latitude 3.6224 North, depth = 61.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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