A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:51:16 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 16:51:16 / January 11, 2016 @ 4:51 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 126.7939 East, latitude 3.7068 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004exa. Id of event: us10004exa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.
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