A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 173 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia (107 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 21:36:24 / November 15, 2017 @ 9:36 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:36:24 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 133.7136° East, latitude -4.2809° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bp78. Id of event: us2000bp78.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten 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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