A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia (70 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 01:26:23 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:26:23 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:26 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000gbc5. Event ids that are associated: us1000gbc5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.69 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 128.8051° East, latitude 2.3711° North, depth = 42.69 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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