A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 145 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (90 miles). 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 52.84 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:25:36 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003pi8. Unique identifier: us10003pi8. Global time and date of event 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 15:25:36 / October 18, 2015 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.7433° East, latitude 2.0653° North, depth = 52.84 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 145 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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