A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 227 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (141 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.27 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.7083° East, latitude 3.3157° North, depth = 22.27 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004glq. Id of event: us10004glq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:28:58 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 12:28:58 / January 23, 2016 @ 12:28 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 227 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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