A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 222 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (138 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us1000h7md. Event ids that are associated: us1000h7md. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.37 km (36 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/18 / 2018-10-01 11:03:23 / October 1, 2018 @ 11:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.6958 East, latitude 3.2458 North, depth = 57.37 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:03:23 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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