A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 171 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (106 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 04:32:59 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). 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: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 20:32:59 / January 30, 2016 @ 8:32 pm. Unique identifier: us20004w2h. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004w2h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 127.2465° East, 3.072° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five 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: 171 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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