A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (75 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us10004d97. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004d97. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:43:33 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 06:43:33 / January 10, 2016 @ 6:43 am. Exact location of event, longitude 127.1277 East, latitude 2.367 North, depth = 38.75 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.75 km (24 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-eight 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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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. 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: 120 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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