A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (82 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a716. Event ids that are associated: us2000a716. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 19:01:17 / August 10, 2017 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:01:17 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.1973° East, latitude 0.578° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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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