A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 144 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (89 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004biw. Unique identifier: us10004biw. The temblor was detected at 02:05:27 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.6967 East, latitude 2.836 North, depth = 224.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/15 / 2015-12-27 17:05:27 / December 27, 2015 @ 5:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 224.95 km (140 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 144 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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