A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 147 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (91 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.721° East, latitude 2.0358° North, depth = 64.69 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 20:05:22 / October 23, 2015 @ 8:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.69 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10003r34. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003r34. The temblor was reported at 04:05:22 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 147 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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