A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 192 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (119 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 68.01 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20004fsc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004fsc. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:12:01 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/15 / 2015-12-05 12:12:01 / December 5, 2015 @ 12:12 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 127.2654 East, latitude 3.3004 North, depth = 68.01 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 192 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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