A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 156 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (97 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:30:02 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10003keu. Event ids that are associated: us10003keu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.46 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.46 km, 126.9216° East, 2.6273° North. Global time and date of event 20/09/15 / 2015-09-20 07:30:02 / September 20, 2015 @ 7:30 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 156 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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