A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 137 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (85 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 09:01:22 / January 11, 2019 @ 9:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 127.26° East, 2.7205° North. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:01:22 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j2w2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2w2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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