A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 168 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (104 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.8928° East, latitude 3.2449° North, depth = 155.38 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 155.38 km (97 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 02:00:46 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 17:00:46 / October 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm. Event id: us1000aukv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aukv.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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