A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (79 miles) on Saturday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:05:57 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 08:05:57 / April 7, 2018 @ 8:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 238.11 km (148 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 238.11 km, 128.6397° East, 2.6965° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dvyh. Id of event: us2000dvyh.
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 eight and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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